Health Disparities Leadership Panel Forum and Discussion and Declaration
Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, ABOIM
I Jean Davis-Hatcher, PhD, DC, PA
AIHM 2020 Annual Conference
What you will learn
Health disparities is whenever any group of people is disproportionately impacted by a disease or process. Listen to a diverse panel of integrative medicine clinicians discuss health disparities within health care with a focus on actionable steps to take within the integrative health community. Hear how the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine drove a Black and People of Color Taskforce to look at racism, discrimination, and equity within the integrative health community.By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
- Discuss the health disparities that exist in health care and other institutions.
- Recognize racism and discrimination within health care systems.
- Review the discrimination of Black and Brown youth from communities of color.
Certificate of Completion
Included in this course
Scarlet Soriano, MD, ABIHM
Dr. Scarlet Soriano is a health and wellness leader,
consultant, speaker and coach. She develops wellness programs across a wide
range of health-related institutions, with a focus on designing Integrative
medicine patient and employee clinical programs. Dr. Soriano uses a wide range
of skills to support her clients in their journey of institutional
transformation, starting with a process of re-envisioning foundational concepts
of healthcare delivery; then moving through all aspects of design and
implementation, and extending into measuring, sustaining and expanding impact
of programs post-launch. Dr. Soriano is passionate about expanding access to
evidence-based Integrative and wellness-based healing modalities to minorities
and underserved populations.
Veronica Anderson Dedegbe, MD, IFMCP
Dr. Veronica Anderson began her medical career as an Eye Surgeon after graduating from Princeton University and Rutgers Medical School (with honors) and now has the distinction of being both a licensed physician and a practicing psychic.
Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, MHS, ABOIM
I Jean Davis-Hatcher, PhD, DC, PA, MSCR
Dr. I Jean Davis-Hatcher has decades of experience as a community advocate, educator, clinician, and researcher. Her extensive education includes a BA in Psychobiology, a BS in Human Biology, a MS in Clinical Research, a Doctoral degree in Chiropractic Medicine and a PhD in Preventative Medicine. She is widely known and recognized for her education, research and expertise as a primary care provider: Associated Professor, Internal Medicine at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Past Medical Director and HIV Clinician at AIDS Health Foundation, Desert AIDS Project and Clinician at Dusk to Dawn Urgent Care. She is has completed a Fellowship at Academy of Integrated Health and Medicine. Dr Davis-Hatcher is presently an Integrated Physician with a focus on disorders and diseases which disproportionately impact undeserved communities.
Lourdes Lorenz, DHC(c), MSN-IH, RN, AHN-BC, NEA-BC
Mrs. Lorenz provides training in Holistic Nursing to nurses across the United States and hopes to expand the training internationally. She is a well-known national speaker who promotes holistic nursing, Integrative Health, and evidence-based complementary modalities. Lourdes has provided presentations at the national meetings for the Oncology Nursing Society Congress, American Society of Clinical Hypnotherapy, American Holistic Nurses Association and at the Healing Touch Worldwide Program. She has published numerous articles, and most recently a manual for Integrating Healing Touch in the Clinical Setting.
Mrs. Lorenz serves as a board member to the American Holistic Nurses Association and is the President-Elect beginning in 2015. She currently serves as a steering committee member for the Association Leadership Council for the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. In September 2011, she was appointed to represent the AHNA at the American Nurses Association Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics and co-authored the position paper on The Value of Care Coordination.
Yvette Miller, MD, BSN, ADS, ABIHM
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CME website.
All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content, complete a quiz with a score of 75% or higher, and submit an evaluation. This course is CME-eligible ending on May 31, 2022. After this date, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.