​​​Health Equity - I Can Make a Difference​

2023 ​Health Equity Event​​

​I Can Make a Difference

The University of Findlay College of Pharmacy is hosting its second annual health equity event. The Health Equity: I Can Make a Difference program seeks to help healthcare providers and student healthcare providers improve their knowledge and skills to provide equitable, accessible, and high-quality care for patients from diverse backgrounds. This program will also address the impact of health disparities and the roles and responsibilities of healthcare providers and community members to evaluate solutions.​​

This event will include a question and answer session with a forward focus on how we can impact meaningful change in healthcare. The link to pre-submit questions can be found by clicking the button below.

Pre-Submit Questions

The Health Equity Case Competition will also be held following this event. Teams composed of 2 members are invited to register and complete a case to simulate real-world roles and responsibilities that they will have as healthcare providers. This competition is open for all pharmacy students, P1-P6, and registration is now open and will close April 17th, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Register your team by clicking the button below. 

Register Team​​​ 


First-place winners will receive a $50 gift card per team member, and second and third place winners will receive a $25 gift card per team member. Cases will be sent out beginning April 13th, 2023 following the event and completed cases will be due by April 18th, 2023 at 11:59pm to Francesca Sferrella [email protected].​​

April 13 at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Ritz Auditorium​

Guest Speaker:

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Dr. Stella Safo

board-certified HIV primary care physician

​public health practitioner

Learn More About Our Speaker
Dr. Stella Safo is dedicated to ensuring equitable access to healthcare. As a Black woman practicing medicine, she knows firsthand that systemic inequities are baked into healthcare delivery. That’s why redesigning our healthcare system to ensure that everyone has access to the best care is her life’s passion. She believes that now is the time to call attention to and to work hard to address those inequities.


Previous Guest Speakers

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2022 - Dr. Jerome Adams​

20th U.S. Surgeon General and current Presidential Fellow, Executive Director of Purdue University's Health Equity Initiatives, and Distinguished Professor of Practice​

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2021 - Dr. Regina Benjamin​

18th U.S. Surgeon General 2009-2013