In a scene towards the end of a wrenching episode of the FOX medical show The Resident, following the death of a black woman after she gives birth, the chief of surgery of the fictional Chastain Park Memorial Hospital tells the grief-stricken husband: “Your wife suffered what we refer to
Our co-sponsored panel with Ploughshares Fund brought together activists, policy-makers, experts and the entertainment industry on building a safer world free from the threat of nuclear weapons. The event featured Michael Douglas, award-winning actor/producer and UN Messenger for Peace.
Hollywood, Health & Society and the TV Academy Foundation co-sponsored a special panel discussion, “The Power of TV: Reproductive Health and Access in Storytelling,” focusing on how entertainment has influenced attitudes and access to safe reproductive choice and women’s healthcare.
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.
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.
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.
Hollywood, Health & Society and the Producers Guild of America co-presented a seminar on the power of storytelling, the arts and media to bring about social change.