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Housing the Homeless in the Time of COVID-19

When:
Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM
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LWVP Event
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Margot Kushel, MD, the Director of the UCSF Center of Vulnerable Populations, will present her latest research on solutions to "Housing the Homeless in the Time of COVID-19". Her research examines efforts to prevent and end homelessness, mitigating the effects of housing instability on healthcare outcomes. Margot 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 in Piedmont. It will take place on March 2 from 4-5 PM. Register above to receive an email with the Zoom link or watch the livestream on the LWVP YouTube channel. Dr. Kushel will answer audience members questions from 4:30 - 5:00 pm.

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.