Identity, Environment, and Health: Partnering with Native American and Indigenous Communities in Research

Needs Statement

Physicians, fellows, residents, medical students and other healthcare providers and trainees across medical specialties encounter health equity issues. The series serves as a forum to discuss these issues by covering select topics such as health disparities, social determinants of health, cultural sensitivities, linguistic competencies, and social justice. It aims to broaden the awareness of learners in these topic areas and provide strategies to address health equity issues as they arise.

Target Audience

Physicians, residents, fellows, medical students, and other healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Examine the role of identity, culture, and environment in health outcomes.

  • Reframe historically race-based approaches to medicine and health-focused research.

  • Develop strategies to engage in community research and clinical problem-solving.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Ethics
  • 1.00 Participation
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Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 1 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Ethics
  • 1.00 Participation
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