Feb 9 2021

Housing the Homeless in the Time of COVID-19

  Margot Kushel, MD, the Director of the UCSF Center of Vulnerable Populations and the UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative at ZSFG, will present her latest research on solutions to “Housing the Homeless in the Time of COVID-19”. Her research aims to prevent and end homelessness and mitigate the effects of housing instability on healthcare outcomes. Dr. Kushel works with diverse stakeholders to implement programmatic and policy changes based on her research. She is the primary investigator of several multi-year studies on homeless populations in the Bay Area from 2012 to the present. 
This program is presented by The League of Women Voters of Piedmont. It will take place on Tuesday,  March 2 from 4-5 PM. Here is our YouTube link  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3v60XGmr13V_9WaYj6qUJg/featured or click link to register and get the Zoom information on our website.  Dr. Kushel will answer audience members questions from 4:30 – 5:00 pm.  The program is free and open to the public
Margot Kushel, MD is a Professor of Medicine at University of California San Francisco, Division Chief and Director of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, and Director of the UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. She is a practicing general internist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Margot’s research examines the causes and consequences of homelessness and housing instability, with the goal of preventing and ending homelessness and ameliorating the effects of homelessness on health. She speaks at a local, state and national level about homelessness, and provides testimony to legislative bodies. She received her AB from Harvard College, her MD from Yale and completed residency, chief residency and fellowship in internal medicine at UCSF. 

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