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CME

Pediatric Grand Rounds: What Kids & Kidneys Can Teach Us About Systemic Racism in Austin

Location: Zoom

Date: Friday, September 24, 2021

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

About the Event

This installment of Pediatric Grand Rounds features Orville Newton-Ray Bignall II, M.D., FAAP, FASN, presenting “What Kids & Kidneys Can Teach Us About Systemic Racism in Austin.” Bignall II is the director of Kidney Health Advocacy and Community Engagement, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, and a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Contact Mary Matus via email or at 512-324-0165 for Zoom information or general questions.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define Racism and overview its historical context in the United States.
  • Identify a few of the racial/ethnic health disparities we see in pediatric kidney care, linking them to structurally racist and unjust systems that perpetuate these disparities.
  • Discuss changes child health professionals can make to help dismantle systems of inequality and promote health equity and justice.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, family medicine physicians and pediatric residents
  • Secondary: Nursing staff and hospital staff

Attributes/Competencies

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

  • ACGME: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement; Interpersonal and Communications Skills. Professionalism, Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide Patient-centered Care, Work in Interdisciplinary Teams, Employ Evidence-based Practice, Apply Quality Improvement, Utilize Informatics
  • IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork and Team-based Practice

Speaker Disclosure

Bignall, speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

Nalinda Charnsangavej, M.D.; Daniel Richards, M.D.; Richard Barber, D.O.; Karen Carvalho, M.D.; Rachel Guess, M.D.; Anitta Philip, M.D.; and Mary Matus, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

The CME Advisory Committee, reviewers of this educational activity, 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.