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Health Equity Forum

Location: VIrtual

Date: Monday, April 19, 2021

Time: 12–1 p.m.

Contact: David Auzenne

About the Event

Please join the Health Equity Forum for a conversation about ways in which racial concordance between doctors and patients impacts health outcomes featuring Damon Tweedy, M.D., J.D., from Duke University School of Medicine and David Ring, M.D., Ph.D., from Dell Medical School. Discussion will address distinctions between intention and impact as well as considerations for when physician racial diversity isn’t possible.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this event series, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Understand how racial concordance between doctors and patients impacts health outcomes.
  • Explain effective and ineffective techniques for communicating across races and cultures.
  • Recommend approaches for building trust and empathy in health systems.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Physicians, faculty, students, trainees and staff
  • Secondary: Community members who focus on health in Austin

Attributes/Competencies

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Professionalism and Systems-based Practice
  • OM: Work in interdisciplinary teams; Apply quality improvement
  • IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork & Team-based Practice; Interprofessional Communication; Roles & Responsibilities; Values & Ethics for Interprofessional Practice

Speaker Disclosure

Tweedy and Ring, speakers for this educational event, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

Jewel Mullen, M.D., MPH; Sharon Ricks, M.A.; David Auzenne, MPH; and Anna-Lisa Plant, planners for this educational event, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course 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 course has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.