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Pastor Chris Harris speaks with Dinee C. Simpson, MD, of Northwestern Medicine and Harry E. Wilkins III, MD

Organ Transplants and Donations within the Black Community

In our sixth episode of Clergy & Clinicians, Pastor Chris Harris speaks with Dinee C. Simpson, MD, of Northwestern Medicine and Harry E. Wilkins III, MD, of Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network about the organ transplantation and donation processes. The discussion includes kidney disease prevention and a Q&A with members of the Bright Star Church congregation.

VIDEO: Watch as Dr. Simpson and Dr. Wilkins discuss organ transplantation and donations within the Black community.

Three community leaders and physicians meet to discuss COVID-19

Preguntas y Respuestas Sobre la Vacuna Contra el COVID-19

En nuestro quinto episodio de El Clero y La Comunidad Médica, nuestros expertos responden a las preguntas y preocupaciones sobre la vacuna contra el COVID-19 en la Comunidad Latina.

VIDEO: Haz clic aquí para saber más.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Questions and Answers

In our fourth episode of Clergy & Clinicians, Pastor Chris Harris speaks with Dr. Stephanie Cox-Batson and Dr. Babafemi Taiwo about the COVID-19 vaccine. During the discussion, they answer COVID-19 vaccine questions and concerns on the minds of those in the Black community.

VIDEO: Watch as our healthcare experts discuss the COVID-19 vaccine with Pastor Harris.

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Mental Health Questions and Answers

In our third video, Bright Star Community Outreach members ask important questions about mental health issues within the Black community. Northwestern Medicine Psychiatrist John Franklin, MD, MSc, MA, has answers, including information about resources available in Chicago.

VIDEO: Watch Bright Star Community Outreach members ask important questions about mental health within the Black community.

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Mental Health Within the Black Community

Our second video features Pastor Chris Harris from Bright Star Church in Chicago’s Bronzeville community and Inger Burnett-Zeigler, PhD, a clinical psychologist from Northwestern Medicine. Together, they discuss the impact of mental health conditions on Black Americans and why Black Americans are less likely to seek treatment for depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions.

VIDEO: Watch the interview and learn more about mental health within the Black community.

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COVID-19’s Impact on the Black Community

The first video in our monthly Clergy & Clinicians video series features a conversation between Dr. Clyde Yancy from Northwestern Medicine and Pastor Chris Harris from Bright Star Community Outreach about the impact of COVID-19 on the African American community.

VIDEO: Watch as Pastor Harris and Dr. Yancy discuss community health and COVID-19 in the Chicago African American community.