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The chief medical officer at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark was a featured speaker at the NAACP New Jersey State Conference 2020 Annual Convention.

Dr. Hamid Shaaban, who is leading the hospital’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, spoke on a virtual panel on Oct. 10 about the State of Black New Jersey and COVID-19.

Dr. Shaaban spoke about the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on black and brown communities.

Watch the full session: