Dr. Margee Louisias talks about the impact of structural racism on disparities in asthma care and research. The presentation was recorded at Pediatric Asthma and Allergy Updates for Primary Care Providers 2022, on 3/18/22.
Instructor, Harvard Medical School
At the conclusion of this educational program, learners will be able to:
- Describe common terminology
- Understand the root cause of asthma racial disparities – structural racism
- Review examples from the literature to provide evidence for the role of structural racism and interpersonal racism in asthma outcomes
- Challenge norms in spirometry
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Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 0.75 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Margee Louisias, MD, MPH: None