Join the upcoming Grand Rounds discussing the impact of COVID-19 on Asian American communities in Minnesota

On May 5, 2022, Children’s Minnesota is hosting a Grand Rounds titled: “Why data disaggregation matters for Asian American communities: The case of COVID-19.” The Grand Rounds will feature KaYing Yang, nonprofit management consultant, president, RedGreen Rivers, LLC, and Chao Yang, senior health educator, St. Paul-Ramsey Public Health Founder, Hmong Public Health Association.

The agenda of the Grand Rounds is:

  • Review the landscape of Asian American communities in Minnesota and discuss the importance of disaggregating data within these communities.
  • Describe the impact of the COIVD-19 pandemic on Asian American communities in Minnesota, using the public health impact report and COVID-19 as an example of the importance of data disaggregation.
  • Discuss recommendations for what health care professionals and organizations could be doing better to improve the health of Asian American communities going forward.
Why data disaggregation matters for Asian American communities: The case of COVID-19

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, (they/she)
Chief education officer, chief of staff and medical director of the Gender Health program

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, (they/she), is the chief education officer, chief of staff, pediatrician and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota. Dr. Goepferd is an advocate for advancing equitable health care for all children – including trans and gender-diverse youth. They have been named a Top Doctor by both Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine and Minnesota Monthly for the last several years and gave their first TED talk, “The Revolutionary Truth about Kids and Gender Identity” at TEDx Minneapolis in 2020.
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Alexandra Rothstein