Embracing Diversity and Cultural Humility in Primary Care
This session examines health disparities in the U.S. and exposes unconscious bias that affects every aspect of daily life—including the practice of medicine.
Tune in as Dr. Chuck Vega provides insights that can combat bias and guide primary care providers as we strive towards an inclusive environment that encourages connection and fosters belonging, respect, and value for all.
Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 10/20/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
- Explain diversity and inclusion
- Define race, ethnicity, and culture
- Evaluate health disparities in the U.S.
- Distinguish major social determinants of health
- Assess cultural humility regarding patient communication skills
Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education
UC Irvine School of Medicine
UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community
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- 0.50 Attendance
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