Race, Ethnicity, and Breast Cancer: Health Equity Panel Equity Training
In this panel discussion and workshop, experts from the University of Chicago Medicine and the University of Illinois Cancer Center discuss structural racism and disparities faced by women receiving breast cancer care. Discussion is centered around strategies to address these disparities. The experts are also joined by patient advocates sharing their personal experience and how providers can provide support.
Educational Partner: ACHL
Sponsored by: The University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, the University of Chicago Center for Continuing Medical Education, University of Illinois Chicago Cancer Center and their Chicago Cancer Screening and Testing Access Coalition (CCSTAC), and the Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL).
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Outline factors that contribute to cultural competence in health;
- List strategies to improve cultural competence and reduce health disparities;
- Discuss the roles of healthcare providers, families, and communities in supporting racially diverse women with breast cancer.
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The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
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