Experience Matters: The Importance of Rare Disease Education in Medicine: 2022 RARE Health Equity Summit

November 15, 2022

Advocates, medical students, and a healthcare educator discuss how medical education can address health equity in the rare disease community.

The RARE Health Equity Summit, hosted by Global Genes in partnership with the Rare Disease Diversity Coalition (RDDC) convenes all stakeholders in the rare disease community to identify collaborative efforts to address inequities in the care of patients with rare diseases, specifically focusing on reducing disparities, discrimination, and biases felt by patient communities. The 2022 Health Equity Summit was held in Atlanta, Georgia.

Michael Gambello, MD, PhD
Chief of the Division of Medical Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine

* Leah Peer
Founder, Peer Med Foundation

* Umar Rehman
Medical Student, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science

* Danielle Petilli
Patient Advocate

* Yasmina Mansour
Patient Advocate

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