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White Coats for Black Lives

Friday June 5, 2020 at 12:30 pm | Multiple Locations and Online

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White Coats for Black Lives


Multiple Locations and Online


Healthcare workers in the Philadelphia community will kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds to recognize racial injustice as a healthcare crisis. Please join at your local hospital (locations in comments) gathering 6 feet apart and wearing a mask. Gathering at 12:30 pm with kneeling at 1 pm. Please wear a white coat if you have one or scrubs and use hashtags when posting #WhiteCoatsforBlackLives and #PHLendracism


Temple: Corner of Broad Street and Ontario (contact person Maura Sammon)
TUH Jeans/Fox Chase: Jeans Meetinghouse
TUH Episcopal: outside main lobby

Jefferson: Lubert Plaza in front of the Hamilton Building at 10th & Locust (contact person: Allison Greenberg)

HUP/CHOP: Franklin Field
CHOP: if you can’t make it to Franklin Field, also gathering in the CHOP atrium

CHOP Karabots: 48th Street Lawn at 12:30

Presby: outside of the CUPP lobby

Lankenau: Frankel Lobby Circle/front entrance – currently closed for COVID but will open for this event (contact person: Katy Doroshow)

Drexel: in front of former Hahnemann Hospital on Broad Street; then walking up Broad Street to Temple Hospital

Philadelphia Department of Public Health: each of the city’s 8 Health Centers will participate on site

PCOM/City Ave: outside NBC10 studio, next to PCOM

Media: Courthouse 12:45 pm

Chester County Hospital: hospital main entrance

Einstein Philadelphia: Front lawn (rain location outside Tower Lobby) 12:45 pm

Einstein Montgomery: South Lobby

Einstein Elkins Park: Front lawn – main lobby if inclement weather

Penn Radnor: MRI circle (current), courtyard (new facility)

Abington: The Green in front of hospital outside the Elkins building along Old York Road

Chestnut Hill Hospital: Front lawn in front of the hospital

St. Chris: In front of the hospital

Advocare Main Line Pediatrics: gather at Narberth and Malvern parking lots (gather 12:30, kneel 12:45)

Lehigh Valley: Cedar Crest Campus
LVH-Muhlenberg Hospital: main lobby
Cedar Crest: in the atrium outside the DCC

Virtua Voorhees: front patio.
Virtua Marlton Hospital: Sidewalk between front entrance and Emergency Department
Virtua Memorial Hospital: Corner of Madison and South
Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital: Bottom of large steps below front entrance
Virtua Voorhees Hospital: Patio in the front; transition to parking lot if needed
Virtua Willingboro Hospital: Flagpole in the front entrance

Haddon Twp, NJ: along the Cuthbert Blvd side of Newton Lake Park

For those who cannot meet in person can participate via Zoom:

Topic: #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives
Time: Jun 5, 2020 12:50 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 735 2338 0749
Password: 8MUd1H

Topic: #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives
Time: Jun 5, 2020 12:50 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Password: 8MUd1H
Topic: White Coats for Black Lives

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