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Engage on Inclusive Healthcare for the LGBTQ Community

We were pleased to welcome Dr. Suzanne E. Kingery M.D., Cynthia Benedict, and Chris Hartman to Norton Healthcare’s Engage series on Thursday, October 7th, 2021. Dr. Suzanne E. Kingery is a pediatric endocrinologist at Norton Children’s Endocrinology and the director of PAGE (Pediatric and Adolescent Gender Education). Dr. Kingery was accompanied by Cynthia Benedict Director, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging for Norton Healthcare and the Executive Director of Kentucky’s Fairness Campaign, Chris Hartman.  This event focused on LGBTQ healthcare, including using proper terminology for inclusive conversations and how Norton Healthcare employees can create an environment that is accepting and does not alienate patients and visitors. If you missed the event, please watch the recorded event below!

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Engage with Louisville Metro Council President David James

We were excited to welcome Louisville Metro Council President David James (D) to Norton Healthcare’s Engage series on October 6, 2021. We received an update from Metro Council President James on recent and upcoming legislation and issues relevant to Metro Council District 6 and Louisville as a whole. We also had some insightful discussions, including on the American Rescue Plan funding and crime in Louisville. If you were unable to attend the event, please find a recording below.

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Engage with U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (R-IN-9)

Norton Healthcare’s Engage Series continued with U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (R-IN-9) on September 15, 2021. Congressman Hollingsworth discussed the current infrastructure bill, vaccine requirements, and term limits, among other topics. If you were unable to attend the event, please find a recording below.

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Engage with a Back to School Discussion

Norton Healthcare’s Engage Series continued on July 30th with a back-to-school discussion featuring Norton Children’s physicians Kent Walker, D.O., Jameel Clark, M.D., Erin Frazier, M.D., and Kristina Bryant, M.D. They spoke and answered questions about vaccinations, COVID-19 vaccines for 12+, sleep schedules, healthy eating, return to sports, injury prevention, and much more. If you were unable to attend the back to school discussion, please find a recording below.

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Engage with State Sen. Julie Raque Adams

Norton Healthcare’s Engage Series continued with Kentucky State Sen. Julie Raque Adams (R-District 36) on July 15, 2021, at Noon. The Senator engaged in topics around access to primary care, mental health, the digital divide, and addiction issues. If you were unable to attend, please find a recording below.

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Jefferson Green – Norton Healthcare Engaging the Community

Three Louisville-based companies, including Norton Healthcare, have joined forces to ensure underserved families living in one on of the area’s newest affordable housing communities have access to preventative on on-going medical care. Click above to learn more.

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Engaged with U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY-3)

On June 10, Norton Healthcare Engage kicked off our first event in our Engage speaker series with a virtual event featuring U.S. Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY-3). During the event, we engaged with Congressman Yarmuth on President Biden’s newly released 2022 budget, ongoing economic relief and its impact for Louisville, and what we can expect to see on Capitol Hill in the coming months. He also shared his perspective on the homeless crisis, infrastructure and COVID-19 vaccines. If you were unable to attend the event, you can watch the recording at your convenience.

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