APHA presents “Unequal Treatment:…”

///APHA presents “Unequal Treatment:…”
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The Center encourages you to register for an upcoming webinar hosted by the American Public Health Association (APHA) on August 25, 2015.

Unequal Treatment: Disparities in Access, Quality and Care” will take place on Tuesday, August 25th from 1-2:00 pm Central time. APHA Past President and social justice advocate Linda Rae Murray, Brian Smedley, co-founder and executive director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity and Michelle van Ryn, director of the Research Program on Equity and Quality in Healthcare Encounters will discuss how the levels of racism play out within the health care system, unconscious bias in health care and what’s being done to address those inequities to improve the public’s health.

SPEAKERS

Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH, FACP, adjunct assistant professor at the University of Illinois School of Public Health

Brian Smedley, PhD, co-founder and executive director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity, study director of the landmark report “Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care”

Michelle van Ryn, PhD, LMFT, MPH, professor of health services research at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, director of the Research Program on Equity and Quality in Healthcare Encounters

Register & find more details here.
For more information, please contact tia.taylor@apha.org.

 

This is the third webinar in APHA’s 4-part summer webinar series.
Previous recordings are available: #1 Naming and Addressing Racism: A Primer and #2 No Safety, No Health: A Conversation About Race, Place and Preventing Violence.