Child Health Equity Symposium

Presented by the Ginsburg Institute at Nemours Children's Health

The Child Health Equity Symposium presented by the Ginsburg Institute at Nemours Children’s Health will ideate, innovate, and align our resources to ensure health equity for all children across Central Florida and beyond.

The Child Health Equity Symposium, on Nov. 2, 2023, will also lay the groundwork for accelerating collective action in Central Florida by connecting community leaders and stakeholders, bringing together current initiatives, scaling impact and identifying areas of opportunity to achieve health equity.

Please register to attend the Child Health Equity Symposium by Oct. 20, 2023.


7:30 a.m.


Grand Ballroom Foyer

7:45-8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Grand Ballroom V

8:30-9:15 a.m.

Welcome Session


Dr. Larry Moss
President & CEO, Nemours Children's Health

Alan H. Ginsburg
Chairman of Ginsburg Family Foundation

Dr. Kara Walker
Executive VP & Chief Population Officer
Nemours Children's Health

Grand Ballroom

9:15-10:15 a.m.

Opening Plenary

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Tony Iton
Senior Vice President for Healthy Communities
The California Endowment

Learning Objective:

Explore insights into how cross-sector collaboration to leverage community assets and build community power can address the root causes of child health inequities.

Grand Ballroom

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Boys & Girls Club Performance

Grand Ballroom

10:30-10:45 a.m.


10:45 to noon

Morning Working Session
Mapping Community Assets

Learning Objective:

Map community assets and identify key partners and stakeholders based on sector to engage in collective action for child and youth health equity.

Grand Ballroom

Noon to 1 p.m.


1-2 p.m.

Panel Title:  Health Equity Starts at Home: Employers' Investment in Health Equity for Their Employees

Learning Objective:

Discuss how employers in Central Florida are promoting child, youth, and family health and well-being through supportive employee policies and practices.

Moderator: Peter Adebi, Chief Human Resources Officer Nemours Children’s Health


Ashley Bacot, Health Plan Architect at RosenSure

Adrienne Frame, Vice President of Student Success and Well-Being, University of Central Florida 

Pamela Hymel, MD, MPH, FACOEM, VP, Chief Medical Officer, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products

Grand Ballroom

2-2:15 p.m.


2:15-3:45 p.m.

Afternoon Working Session
Moving From Community Wisdom to Committing to Action 

Learning Objective:

Prioritize the actions that will be most impactful for improving child health equity in the region.

Grand Ballroom

3:45-4 p.m.

Closing Remarks


Nancy Molello, Executive Director, Ginsburg Institute — High level summary of the day’s discussions

Grand Ballroom

Location and Logistics


B Resort & Spa
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830


B Resort & Spa offers self-parking. The Ginsburg Institute at Nemours Children’s Health will provide parking validation.

Have Questions?

For questions, regarding hotel and logistics, please contact:

Priscilla Blevins
Senior Meeting Manager
JR Global Events
Phone: (817) 999-2184

For questions regarding the Symposium, please contact:

Janet Viveiros
Senior Program and Policy Analyst
Nemours Children’s Health