Welcome to Diversity Modules for PA Educators - WISER
Welcome to the learning module, Supporting Diversity and Signaling Inclusion in Health Sciences Education. The goal of this module is to help educators create inclusive spaces for students from diverse backgrounds. We will discuss terms and identities surrounding diversity and inclusion, give background on the experiences of underrepresented students in higher education, and help you create strategies to promote inclusion and recognize microaggressions in the learning environment.
Health Science Educators for the Physicians Assistant Program, which include MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs.
Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:
1. Define common terms and identities surrounding diversity and inclusion
2. Discuss ways in which the history of minoritized student experiences in higher education could impact today’s students
3. Create strategies to promote inclusion in your curriculum
4. Develop strategies to address microaggressions in the classroom
Mary C. Allias MPAS, PA-C, Physician Assistant Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh
Emily Murphy MPAS, PA-C, Physician Assistant Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh
David Beck MPAS, PA-C, Physician Assistant Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh
Matt Carcella MA, Director Diversity Alumni Programs, Cornell University
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 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 Attendance