Note: This is a recording of a webinar held on March 1, 2021.
During this webinar we will discuss racism and social determinants of health, and the role bias plays in healthcare decision making as well as its impact on adverse health outcomes. We will discuss how our backgrounds inform our perspectives and how we relate to colleagues and patients. We will also explore strategies that students and physicians can employ to mitigate bias.
The course contains two modules: a content module and a resources and evaluation module. After accessing both modules, learners will earn a certificate of completion. When the certificate is available, learners will see a Certificate button on their dashboard.
This recording is approximately 90 minutes. There are no prerequisites. Participants will need a broadband internet connection (Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred browsers) and computer speakers. For technical support, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Trainer
Dr. Bussey-Jones is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine of Emory University’s School of Medicine. She received her BS in Sociology and later her MD from Emory University. She currently serves as the Chief of Grady General Medicine and Geriatrics, the Vice-Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Department of Medicine, and the Director of Education for Emory’s Urban Health Initiative – leading community-based participatory programming and training of health professionals to improve the health and decrease disparities among diverse populations in Atlanta. Dr. Bussey-Jones has nationally recognized educational expertise in the areas of minority health, health equity, as well as patient and provider education. She has developed several program initiatives addressing health promotion and disease prevention for vulnerable populations. She developed and directed curricula on cultural competence,
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31680, Public Health Training Centers for $4,348,992. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Describe social determinants of health
- Describe the role of bias in medical decision making & impact on adverse health outcomes
- Connect addressing bias to provision of equitable high-quality care
- Recognize how our backgrounds inform our perspectives and how we relate to colleagues & pts
- Explore strategies that students and physicians can employ to mitigate bias
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate of Completion for Online Module
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