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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Attending Physician, Children's Hospital Colorado
Brian Jackson is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in the section of Pediatric Critical Care and is a faculty member at the University of Colorado Center for Bioethics and Humanities. He works as an attending physician in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children's Hospital Colorado where he also co-chairs the hospital's ethics committee.
When the Covid-19 pandemic exposed public health shortcomings and deadly racial inequities, it sparked a new public conversation about our priorities. The hard days and difficult decisions of 2020 propelled new ways of thinking about the health and wellbeing of our whole society, including what a “right to health care” really means.