Racism in Medicine: Racism in Medicine
Over the last year, there has been a lot of challenges with Race and Social Inequity. We are committed to providing our clinical students and workforce with learning that will educate and lead to more culturally competent care. A need was identified for available education for our community and with the assistance of Dr. Joseph Losee and a group of UPMC physicians, that need is now met.
The educational content for this course is accessible via the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Office of Faculty Affairs website https://medfaculty.pitt.edu/educational-series-racism-medicine-and-america
This program is designed for busy clinical physicians, medical students, and research faculty.
Upon successful completion of this continuing pharmacy education program, the participant should be able to:
- Explain how the concept of race has been scientized and medicalized in support of a racial hierarchy
- Describe how the theory of polygenesis was used to justify American slavery
- List at least 1 false belief about physiological differences between races that persists today
- Confront and examine institutionalized racism in medicine
The information presented at this activity represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Credits (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals:
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 0.50 Attendance
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