Aug 24, 2020
We are in an election year, and as we continue to navigate a pandemic, exercising the right to vote is more important than ever. In this episode, I speak with the founders of the nonpartisan initiatives VoteHealth2020, and the Womxn Vote 100 initiative.
Manisha Sharma, MD, FAAFP, is a board-certified family medicine physician, who works at the juncture of patient care, social justice, health policy, and innovation. She has organized and led numerous grassroots physician campaigns through the organization Doctors for America where she served as the National Director of Leadership Cultivation. She is a current Leadership Fellow at the California Health Care Foundation. She is a co-founder of VoteHealth 2020.
Shalini Pammal, MSPH, is a creative strategist, movement builder and health advocate. She focuses on the intersection between health policy, health care delivery and financing for payer, provider, systems and services clients at the Boston Consulting Group. She is a co-founder of VoteHealth 2020.
We’d love to hear from you! Send your comments/questions to Dr. Jain at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sharma and Pammal can be reached at votehealth2020.com and on Twitter at @votehealth2020. Follow us on Twitter @HemOncToday @ShikhaJainMD
Disclosures: Jain reports she is a paid freelance writer for Lippincott. Pammal and Sharma are the founders of VoteHealth 2020.