Community Conversations

Hosted by the Office of Healthcare Equity, these webinars provide you with need-to-know info about health topics in the news.

Community Conversations

Hosted by the Office of Healthcare Equity, these webinars provide you with need-to-know info about health topics in the news.

Join a webinar conversation

You do not need to be a UW Medicine patient to attend. Our webinars are open to everyone.

Upcoming sessions

  • Wednesday, Dec. 21, noon to 1 pm (Pacific)
    Drs. John Lynch and Anita Chopra will discuss the “tripledemic” of COVID-19, RSV and flu. They’ll also respond to questions from the community.

Aug. 12, 2022

Drs. Santiago Neme, Julie Dombrowski and Anita Chopra discuss monkeypox.

March 18, 2022

UW Medicine experts discuss vaccination verification and mask mandate changes, pandemic vs endemic, and COVID-19 updates.

March 4, 2022

UW Medicine experts discuss COVID-19 treatments and therapeutics.

Feb. 4, 2022

Drs. Janna Friedly and Anita Chopra discuss long COVID-19 and answer questions.

Jan. 28, 2022

Drs. Anita Chopra, Santiago Neme and Margaret Green discuss rapid testing and masking.

Jan. 14, 2022

Drs. Paul Pottinger and Anita Chopra discuss the Omicron variant. 

Dec. 10, 2021

Dr. John Lynch and pediatrician Dr. Aisha Reuler discuss COVID-19 vaccines with two teen guest panelists.

Nov. 17, 2021

Dr. Nandita Mani was joined by guest panelists Dr. Vin Gupta from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and Dr. Shaquita Bell from Seattle Children's Odessa Brown Children's Clinic.

Nov. 10, 2021

Drs. John Lynch, Margaret Green, Shaquita Bell, and Anita Chopra discuss vaccines for children ages 5-11.

Oct. 1, 2021

Dr. Santiago Neme and Dr. Seth Cohen discuss vaccines for children under 18. 

Sept. 17, 2021

Dr. Seth Cohen and Dr. Abir "Abby" Hussein discuss new COVID-19 questions and concerns from the public.

Sept. 8, 2021

Dr. Ruanne Barnabas discusses variants, vaccines and masking.

Sept. 3, 2021

Dr. Santiago Neme and Dr. Alisa Kachikis discuss pregnancy, fertility and variants.

Aug. 20, 2021

Dr. Santiago Neme discusses third doses and boosters.