Medicine Grand Rounds: Health Equity in Hispanic and African American Communities with COVID-19 (Recorded Webinar)

Internet Enduring Material sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by the Department of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. 

This webinar will discuss updates on new study out in the New England Journal of Medicine on the use of Remdesivir for 5-10 days in patients with severe COVID-19. COVID-19 and Social Determinant Health Model of Population Health.  Research on Health Care Policy to Improve Community Health.  Describe the status of Hispanics and COVID-19 cases and deaths and indicate possible reasons for Hispanics having a higher rate.  Identify the opportunities for students, residents, faculty and community physicians to assist in closing the health disparities gap for the Hispanic community.  Also discuss the issue of African Americans COVID-19 Health Equity: Racism is an ongoing public health crisis that needs our attention now.

Target Audience

Specialties - All Specialties

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate current studies on the impact of Remdesivir for the treatment of severe COIVID-19
  • Analyze the data on health disparities for African Americans and Hispanic communities and determine the possible reasons for these health disparities

Additional Information

Stanford University School of Medicine
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 Participation
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The Stanford University School of Medicine adheres to ACCME Criteria, Standards and Policies regarding industry support of continuing medical education. There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity.

Fernando Sanchez Mendoza, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Aruna Subramanian, MD
Clinical Professor, Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Stanford University School of Medicine

Nicholas Kenji Taylor, MD
Clinical Instructor, Primary Care and Population Health
Primary Care Physician, Roots Community Health Center
Founder and Director, The Cut Hypertension Program


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00 hours)


The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 Participation
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