Speeches

Poor Health: Assumptions, Facts, Opportunities | TEDx UofM 

How do social and economic factors influence health outcomes? Dr. Abdul El-Sayed explores these issues of unequal health and describes how public health can be leveraged to disrupt intergenerational poverty. 

The Epidemic of Poverty: The Government Imperative | Radcliffe Institute

As part of the 2017-2018 Epidemics Science Lecture Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed plots the evolution of his career-from helping to rebuild the Detroit Health Department following the city's municipal bankruptcy to his run for governor of Michigan.

Progressive Politics Cannot Wait | Rally with Sen. Bernie Sanders

In the final week of his gubernatorial run, Dr. El-Sayed speaks to a crowd of over 2,000 Michiganders at a Detroit rally with Senator Bernie Sanders on the urgency of moving Michigan towards a more just, equitable, and sustainable future.

Our Focus Should Be on Justice, Not Just Us | UMAA Annual Convention 

At the 16th annual convention of the Universal Muslim Association of America, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed outlines the importance of the Muslim community engaging in the political process during this critical period in American history.