May 18, 2022 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds
Virtual City Wide Medical Grand Rounds: The Quest for Closing Disparity Gaps in Diabetes Care: Implications of Biology vs Racism
2022 Barnet Berris Lecture
The Quest for Closing Disparity Gaps in Diabetes Care: Implications of Biology vs Racism
James Raphael Gavin III, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer, Healing Our Village, Inc.
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Emory University
At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the differences in the diabetes burden and trends between indigenous Canadians and non-indigenous persons
- Describe the spectrum of factors that account for these differences including biological, socioeconomic, and historically based biases
- Summarize how wealth gaps have driven health gaps in marginalized populations
- Indicate the key changes that are required to close the disparity gaps in diabetes care, including more intentional appreciation of the contributions of racism
Evaluation & Attendance:
Attendance for Maintenance of Certification credit will only be tracked if evaluation and attendance surveys are completed.
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