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Session 1: Framing Health Equity

Health Equity Professional Development Learning Series Agenda
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When: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Where: 

Gelman rm 101 (National Churchill Library)

 Dr. Maranda C. Ward Presenter: Maranda C. Ward, EdD, MPH
Assistant Professor, GW SMHS Department of Clinical Research and Leadership

This session focuses on key definitions and framing of health differences, health disparities, and health equity, including the social determinants of health. Attendees will learn to:

  • Distinguish between health differences, health disparities, and health equity;
  • Identify the tenets of social justice and human rights as framing principles for equity;
  • Describe social determinants of health as upstream factors promoting health equity.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this regularly scheduled series for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.