Events Calendar

Revisiting Freedom House Ambulance: A Call for a Modern and Inclusive Public Health Initiative

Designated as a Public Health Grand Rounds event, an in-depth discussion led by Phil Hallen, co-founder of Freedom House Ambulance and president emeritus of the Falk Foundation. This webinar will explore the Freedom House Ambulance model and analyze the potential of community paramedicine to address health disparities via an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Mitchell J. Brown, Columbus City Councilmember, former Freedom House paramedic

John Moon, former Assistant Chief, City of Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS, former Freedom House paramedic 

Amera A. Gilchrist, Deputy Chief, City of Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS  

Paula K. DavisMA, CDE,  Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Schools of the Health Sciences

Sylvia Owusu-AnsahMD, MPH, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion, Prehospital-EMS Medical Director (Medical Command Physician MD-22), UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Pediatric Liaison - Division of EMS - Department of Emergency Medicine 

Rickquel Tripp, MD, MPH, LCDR USN, Vice Chair of Diversity & Inclusion for UPMC Medical Education; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; EMS Medical Director, UPMC Prehospital; Command Physician, UPMC Communication Center 

Walt Stoy, Ph.D., EMT-P, Professor and the founding Director of Emergency Medicine Program at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh.Director Emeritus at the CEM Office of Education. 

Dan Swayze DrPH, MBA, MEMS, Vice President for Community Services for the UPMC Heath Plan and the Director of Operations for UPMC Innovative Homecare Solutions. Co-founder of the longest running community paramedic program in the country, known as the CONNECT Community Paramedic program.

Moderator: Mario C. BrowneMPH, CHES, CDP, Director, Office of Health Sciences Diversity; Schools of the Health Sciences; Interim Associate Dean of Equity, Engagement, and Justice; School of Pharmacy.

Important note to Pitt Public Health Students: This is a PUBHLT 2022: The Dean’s Public Health Grand Rounds approved event.

Register for Zoom information

https://www.publichealth.pitt.edu/behavioral-and-community-health-sciences/seminars-events/bchs-registration

 

Friday, September 25 at 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

Revisiting Freedom House Ambulance: A Call for a Modern and Inclusive Public Health Initiative

Designated as a Public Health Grand Rounds event, an in-depth discussion led by Phil Hallen, co-founder of Freedom House Ambulance and president emeritus of the Falk Foundation. This webinar will explore the Freedom House Ambulance model and analyze the potential of community paramedicine to address health disparities via an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Mitchell J. Brown, Columbus City Councilmember, former Freedom House paramedic

John Moon, former Assistant Chief, City of Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS, former Freedom House paramedic 

Amera A. Gilchrist, Deputy Chief, City of Pittsburgh Bureau of EMS  

Paula K. DavisMA, CDE,  Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Schools of the Health Sciences

Sylvia Owusu-AnsahMD, MPH, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion, Prehospital-EMS Medical Director (Medical Command Physician MD-22), UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Pediatric Liaison - Division of EMS - Department of Emergency Medicine 

Rickquel Tripp, MD, MPH, LCDR USN, Vice Chair of Diversity & Inclusion for UPMC Medical Education; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; EMS Medical Director, UPMC Prehospital; Command Physician, UPMC Communication Center 

Walt Stoy, Ph.D., EMT-P, Professor and the founding Director of Emergency Medicine Program at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh.Director Emeritus at the CEM Office of Education. 

Dan Swayze DrPH, MBA, MEMS, Vice President for Community Services for the UPMC Heath Plan and the Director of Operations for UPMC Innovative Homecare Solutions. Co-founder of the longest running community paramedic program in the country, known as the CONNECT Community Paramedic program.

Moderator: Mario C. BrowneMPH, CHES, CDP, Director, Office of Health Sciences Diversity; Schools of the Health Sciences; Interim Associate Dean of Equity, Engagement, and Justice; School of Pharmacy.

Important note to Pitt Public Health Students: This is a PUBHLT 2022: The Dean’s Public Health Grand Rounds approved event.

Register for Zoom information

https://www.publichealth.pitt.edu/behavioral-and-community-health-sciences/seminars-events/bchs-registration

 

Friday, September 25 at 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Virtual Event