Rising to the Challenge: Understanding and Addressing Racism
Physicians, residents, fellows, medical students and other healthcare providers across practice areas encounter health care equity issues such as health disparities, social determinants of health, cultural/linguistic competencies, and social justice. The series aims to broaden the awareness of learners in these topic areas provide strategies to address these issues as they arise.
Physicians, residents, fellows, medical students and other healthcare providers.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
Define and identify historical and current structural and behavioral norms that perpetuate civil injustice and systemic racial inequality in the United States.
Examine how structural and systemic institutional racism impacts health equity and the social determinants of health.
Identify individual strategies to acknowledge and address racism, advocate for equitable policies, and inform the public discourse.
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.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Ethics
- 1.00 Participation