Building Antiracist Policies and Practices into Health Care Settings

Webinar //

Date:

Sep 30 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM PST

Description

Join a panel of experts from oral health and primary care as they explore the foundations of racism and how those foundations shape our care environments. They’ll also share practical strategies any organization can use to create policies and exhibit behaviors that will get us all closer to an equitable system.

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Presenters:

  • Eleanor Fleming, PhD, DDS, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Dental Public Health, Meharry Medical College
  • Derek M. Griffith, PhD, Founding Co-Director of the Racial Justice Institute, Founder and Director of the Center for Men’s Health Equity, Professor of Health Systems Administration and Oncology at Georgetown University, co-editor of the APHA Press book "Racism: Science & Tools for the Public Health Professional"
  • Sarah E. Raskin, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, iCubed Oral Health Core and L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Monica Wang, ScD, MS, Associate Director of Narrative at the BU Center for Antiracist Research, Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences at the BU School of Public Health, Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Learning Objectives:

  • Define racism and antiracism.
  • Identify policies and behaviors that promote antiracism in oral and primary health care settings.
  • Explain how antiracist policies and behaviors can lead to health equity.

Questions? Contact Shavonne Healy.

Hosted by the CareQuest Institute for Oral Health.