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Dr. Hamid Shaaban, the chief medical officer of Saint Michael’s Medical Center, joined a prayer virtual prayer session hosted by Saint James AME Church in Newark, to discuss the importance of physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Shaaban spoke with the pastor, the Rev. Dr. Ronald Slaughter, who is also the chair of Saint Michael’s board. Watch as these two leaders discuss health disparities, the COVID-19 vaccine and other topics important to black and brown people living in our community.