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Writing for Afro-American Newspapers, C-TAC Interfaith and Diversity Workgroup member Rev. Dr. Denise Parker Lawrence details her personal and professional experience with the COVID-19 pandemic. She also examines the racial disparities which prevent some patients from receiving high-quality, person-centered care.

Rev. Dr. Parker Lawrence serves as a hospice chaplain at Metropolitan Jewish Health System (MJHS) in New York, NY. She has been tending to patients amid the ongoing spread of COVID-19, as well as caring for her husband, who tested positive for the coronavirus.

She also examines the racial disparities which have been exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has disproportionately affected communities of color.

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