Seen Yet Invisible: Lessons from Muslim Experiences at the Margins of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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:

  • State several reasons why religious identity is often overlooked in health equity conversations.

  • Explain how religious discrimination and accommodation affects Muslim healthcare providers and patients based on insights from research data.

  • Identify several ways in which institutions can attend to the religious identities of Muslims in healthcare.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Ethics
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 1.00 Social Work
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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 1.00 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 1.00 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Social Work: The Baylor College of Medicine Division of Continuing Professional Development (License Number 7270) is an approved continuing education provider for Social Workers through the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners. This activity has been approved for 1 continuing education unit.

Available Credit

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