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What is this course about?
The issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in medical schools, as well as the challenges that lie ahead, will be the primary focus of this session.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 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 October 27, 2023. 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.
California Assembly Bill 1195 and 241
This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195 and 241, which require CME activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency & implicit bias. It is the intent of AB 1195 and AB 241 to encourage physicians and surgeons, CME providers in the State of California, and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population and reduce health disparities through appropriate professional development. Please see the CME website, www.meded.uci.edu/cme, for AB 1195 and AB 241 resources.
For questions about CME credit, please contact us at https://www.aihm.org/contact/. The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.
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By the end of the course, learners will be able to...
- Discuss the trends of diversity and inclusion among medical school matriculants in the US.
- List steps taken by medical schools to address issues of equity.
- Develop a brief action plan for enhancing diversity and inclusion in one's own sphere of influence.
What's included in this course?
This course includes the following:
Certificate of Completion
Meet Your Faculty
Latha Chandran, MD, MPH
Latha Chandran is the Executive Dean and the Bernard J Fogel Founding Chair of the Department of Medical Education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She has many years of experience working in medical school administrative roles. She served as the Vice Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs for over a decade at Stony Brook University in New York before moving to Miami. Her areas of interest include Educational Scholarship, Faculty Development, Professional Identity Formation and Diversity Equity and Inclusion. Dr Chandran is the Past President of the Academic Pediatric Association and currently serves as the Vice Chair of the National Board of Medical Examiners.
No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.
This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course.