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STATUS List Spotlights

A Virtual Event Series

There has never been a better time to recognize, and learn from, stand-out individuals in the life sciences. In our STATUS List Spotlights series, you’ll hear directly from members of our inaugural list. Join us to understand their stories, ask them questions about their work, and learn about their own journeys in changing health and medicine.

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Spotlight Sessions

Along with each of the speakers below, you’ll also briefly hear from our sponsor speaker, Dr. Garth Graham, Director and Global Head of Healthcare and Public Health, Head of YouTube Health, who will discuss how authoritative, culturally relevant video content can help bridge some of these gaps in care.

Dec 6 2:00 PM ET

A Conversation with Otis Brawley

Professor of oncology and epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University

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Past Spotlight Sessions

May 10

The Sisters Changing the Course of Medicine ft. Dr. Oni Blackstock & Dr. Uché Blackstock

Hear about the work they’ve done to fight Covid-19 in Black and Latino communities, battle systemic racism and inequality in health care institutions, and so much more.

Watch their conversation here.

July 26 2:00 PM ET

Blazing a Trail for Transgender Rights ft. Admiral Rachel L. Levine

Hear from the first transgender federal official confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Admiral Rachel L. Levine, who is working to protect the rights of trans people during a time when some states are restricting access to gender-reaffirming care. Sign up to get more insight into her work and her aims for her new role.

Watch her conversation here.

Sept 20 1:00 PM ET

Leading JAMA Through Turmoil ft. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo

Hear how the new JAMA Editor-in-Chief plans to steer the prestigious publication through the racial turbulence that saw the resignation of its previous top editor.

Watch her conversation here.

This February, STAT published our first annual STATUS List – a project aimed at recognizing impactful individuals in health, medicine, and science. Although there are countless contenders to choose from, we selected just 46 – an homage to the number of chromosomes in human DNA.

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