Calendar

Calendar

Panelists at Madam Secretary screening
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Hollywood, Health & Society and Ploughshares Fund held a special screening of the season finale for the hit CBS series "Madam Secretary," followed by a discussion on real-life nuclear threats. 

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Hollywood, Health & Society and the Writers Guild of America, East held a panel titled “Repro Writes: Abortion on TV Needs More Choices,” on Thursday, April 12 at the Guild’s headquarters in New York.

Dr. Zoanne Clack, Norman Lear and Rita Moreno during panel discussion
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

TV producer Norman Lear and Academy Award winner Rita Moreno were among the featured guest speakers for a panel discussion about the portrayals of older women in entertainment, at the Writers Guild of America, West.

panelists at friday the 13th event at the writers guild of america east
Friday, October 13, 2017

Hollywood, Health & Society's panel discussion "Friday the 13th: Rewriting the Nuclear Horror Story" brought urgent attention to a topic that not too long ago was seen by many as a relic of the Cold War and a distant threat. 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Eleven honorees were celebrated for outstanding TV storylines at the 2017 Sentinel Awards, a glittering red-carpet event held in Hollywood that featured celebrities, writers and producers. Even journalist and news correspondent Katie Couric got in on the act.

dr willie parker
Monday, July 31, 2017

“Pregnant Pause: To Have (or Not Have) a Baby on TV,” Hollywood, Health & Society's panel at the WGAW on July 31, explored topics on abortion, childbirth and maternal health, and looked at their depictions in TV entertainment.

dr. zoanne clack and dr. vivek murthy, u.s. surgeon general
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy called for a fundamental change in fighting America’s opioid epidemic, saying that those struggling with addiction have a chronic illness and need treatment, along with counseling, compassion and support.