Conference hosted by AHEC.


3:00pm-3:45pm Exhibitor Hall Open

3:45pm Check-in begins

Moderators: Wesley Ibazebo, MD and Charlene Green, MD

4:00pm Discussion of Long Term Complications of COVID-19 in the Pediatric Population – Karyn Hargett, MD

5:00 pm COVID-19 Guest Speaker – TBD

6:00 pm Break

6:15 pm Update on COVID-19 on the Historically Marginalized Population in North Carolina; What Have We Learned? – Michelle Laws, PhD

7:15 pm COVID-19: A Catalyst for Worsening Black Maternal Health – Pam Oliver, MD

8:15 pm Adjourn

7:30am-8:15am Exhibitor Hall Open

8:15am Check-in Begins

Moderators: Charlene Green, MD and Elijah Beaty, MD

8:30am Cardiovascular Care in the Context of COVID-19: Sensible Strategies for Purposeful Prevention – Travis Batts, MD

9:30am Rheumatology Care and Challenges in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era – Edward Treadwell, MD

10:30am Break

10:45am Climate Change: The Existential Threat to the Health and Well Being of North Carolina’s Populations particularly the Vulnerable Population – Mark Massing, MD

11:45am Lunch break

12:15pm Lessons from HIV: Achieving Equity in COVID-19 – Allison Mathews, MD

1:15pm Crisis in America: The Dearth of African American Physicians: What Needs to be Done? – Cedric Bright, MD

2:15pm COVID-19 and the Quest for Health Equity in Surgery – Ayesha Lovick, MD

3:15pm Adjourn


  • Physicians

  • Physician Assistants

  • Nurses

  • Government

  • Community health advocates

  • Community program leaders committed to a health enhancement agenda and administrative and legislative policy makers


  • Identify opportunities to expand access to healthcare.

  • Identify strategies to eliminate racial disparities in healthcare.

  • Discuss the maternal health disparities in healthcare.

  • Discuss how social determinants contribute to inequities in healthcare.

  • Discuss recent updates on COVID-19 and variants.


By partnering with Greensboro AHEC, we will be able to provide up to 10 CME credits during this event. We will have a lineup of well-recognized speakers and hope that you will generously support our efforts. Our Foundation is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization, and our tax ID number is 56-6060861.

The following sponsorship categories are provided for major supporters: Additional Information to Follow











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Conference hosted by AHEC.


Greensboro AHEC adheres to the ACCME, ACPE, and ANCC Standards regarding industry support of continuing education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty’s commercial relationships, if any, will be made known at the time of the activity. Speakers will also state when off-label or experimental use of drugs or devices is incorporated in their presentation. Greensboro Area Health Education Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the North Carolina Medical Society through the joint providership of Greensboro AHEC and The Old North State Medical Society. The Greensboro AHEC is accredited by the NCMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.