The Water We Swim In: Embracing Equity in Medical Practice

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An opportunity for providers to learn more about health equity.

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When: Wednesdays: May 5, 12, & 26, 2021 from 12:00-1:00pm

Where: Remote via Zoom

Session 1: Health Equity: Why?

  • Distinguish between health disparities, inequities and equity
  • Reflect on the impact of Implicit Bias in healthcare
  • Describe one way we contribute to perpetuating health disparities and inequities
  • List at least one medical tool that falsely uses race as a scientific measure.

Session 2: Health Equity: How?

  • Name at least one upstream contributor or determinant of health
  • Describe our role in improving data capacity for equity
  • List at least 3 equity-promoting strategies we can implement at the individual, organizational or systems level.

Session 3: Health Equity and Me

  • Build a common language for talking about diversity, equity and justice
  • Discuss the Four I’s of Oppression


Marie Ramas, MD

Trinidad Tellez, MD

Emerald Anderson-Ford

Continuing Education:


Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

3.0 contact hours,. Activity Number: #1378


The Southern NH Area Health Education Center, accredited by the NH Medical Society, designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For all other health professionals: 3.0 hours

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