Healthcare Inequalities and Addressing Disparities

Listen to Dr. Nicholas DeGregorio and Dr. Johanna Vidal-Phelan discuss the nature and root causes of health care inequities and the key pillars for addressing disparities. They will also examine the relationships among health disparities, social determinants of health, and health outcomes and review UPMC Health Plan initiatives to provide examples for reducing health care disparities and improving health equity.

Learning Objectives

 
  • To understand the nature and root causes of healthcare inequities and the key pillars for addressing disparities.
  • To understand the relationships among health disparities, social determinants of health, and health outcomes.
  • Review UPMC Health Plan initiatives to provide examples for reducing healthcare disparities and improving health equity.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Virtual
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States
Nick DeGregorio, MD, MMM, FACP
Senior Medical Director
UPMC Health Plan
 
Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA, FAAP
Senior Medical Director
UPMC Health Plan
 
Shawn Shuman, MSN, RN, CMCN
Senior Director, Clinical & Business Development
Regional Network Management
UPMC Health Plan
 
Michelle Schreiber, MSN, RN, CCM
Clinical Education Coordinator, Clinical Training & Education
UPMC Health Plan
 

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclaimer Statement

The information presented at this CME program 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.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hours.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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