What you'll learn

  • Identify disparity, inequality, and bias in health care and integrate this knowledge into one's practice
  • Recognize disparities in disease diagnosis, access, and care for specific populations and medical specialties

Course description

This HMS CME Online course is 1 of 5 course modules in the Health Care Disparities: An Introduction program, which is targeted to physicians (both primary care and specialists) and other care providers as well as researchers and policy-makers. Learners may register for each course module in the program separately.

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Course outline

  • Recognizing Global Health Care Disparities is organized as follows:

    An Overview of the Mechanisms of Health Disparities
    Disparities in Behavioral Health Care
    Disparities and Social Determinants of Neurologic Disease
    The Role of Social Inequalities in Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiovascular Risk Factors
    Unraveling Cancer Disparities in the United States
    Racial Disparities and Palliative Care
    Panel Discussion

    CME Posttest

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Medical School

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