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(Nearly) Everything You Learned About "Race" in Medical School is Wrong

Join the Li Ka Shing, Clinical and Population Research Rounds, 2022, September 29th, 2022, 12 pm- 1:30 pm EST, Thursday.

Presented by Dr. Patricia O’Campo, Executive Director of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at Unity Health Toronto, in partnership with the Canada-US Coalition to End Race Correction in Health Care and Knowledge Translation at the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions.

About this talk: Andrea T. Deyrup M.D., Ph.D. and Joseph L. Graves, Jr., Ph.D. will discuss how the concept of "race" is misused throughout medical education and practice. Learners will leave the session with:

  • An understanding of the consequences of the misuse of “race” which include:

  o Negative clinical outcomes;

  o Premature death;

  o Loss of patient and community confidence in clinical practitioners and processes.

  • The ability to identify and eliminate the misuse of “race” in curricula and clinical decision-making.

Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CUCERCH2