This event will acknowledge the 50th anniversary of the end of the United States Public Health Service Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male at Tuskegee and Macon County, Alabama, 1932 -1972. The intention is to create a space for authentic, accurate storytelling and discussion regarding current and future opportunities for public health leaders at CDC and beyond to move from trust to trustworthiness.
The program will examine what happened, how and why it happened, lessons learned, the palpable effects still felt today, and CDC’s ongoing role in addressing health equity.
Participants will include experts in the fields of public health, ethics, history, and journalism. In addition to our speakers, we will feature moderated panel discussions. The program will be a hybrid event, available both virtually and in-person.
Recognition, Remembrance, and Reflection:
The Syphilis Study at Tuskegee and Macon County, AL
November 30, 2022
1:00-3:30 p.m. (ET)
CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia
Global Communications Center (Building 19)
Alexander D. Langmuir Auditorium
A live webcast will be available on our website.
The link will be live five minutes before the event. The presentation will be posted in its entirety on our website one to two weeks after the event.
This event will be captioned via Web CART and an American Sign Language interpreter will sign.
Meeting accessibility services are available to anyone needing support. Closed captioning is available via WEB CART.
Please use this URL: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=10476RecognitionRemembranceReflection
Event ID is: 10476