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Articles tagged equity&access

Webinar in Review: Talk into Action: How to Practice Anti-Racism in Healthcare

August 19, 2021

In this event, panelists took a deep dive into actionable and meaningful steps we can take towards creating a more equitable healthcare system.

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Webinar in Review: Demystifying Healthcare Policy - How Laws Dictate Survival in Underserved Communities

July 27, 2021

In this event, panelists unpacked how laws and policies impact the day-to-day and long-term health of underserved BIPOC communities as well as the importance of awareness and education campaigns.

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Webinar in Review: Addressing Healthcare Inequities Impacting the BIPOC LGBTQIA+ Community 

June 22, 2021

In this event, panelists addressed the specific challenges Queer members of BIPOC communities encounter when it comes to healthcare as well as proactive steps that healthcare providers, medical educators, and LGTBQIA+ allies can take to further improve the Queer healthcare experience.

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Webinar in Review: Exploring Neurodiversity in Education: Breaking Down Barriers to Learning and Thriving

April 30, 2021

Catch up with our panel of experts for an exploration of what it means to be Neurodiverse, and what we can do to better understand and support our friends, colleagues, and family members in the classroom and beyond.

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Webinar in Review: Racial Disparities in Mental Health Care

November 6, 2020

In this event, panelists took a deep dive into what defines “racial disparities” in mental healthcare as well as ways in which treatment and intervention can be improved by prioritizing culturally-diverse training in higher education.

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Webinar in Review: Black Pain Matters

October 15, 2020

In this event, panelists addressed the historic assumptions and misconceptions about Black pain tolerance that continue to impact not only the medical treatment that black people receive today, but also the gaps in education that all medical students unknowingly face.

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Webinar in Review: Bodies for Science: History of Experimentation on People of Color

September 23, 2020

In this event, panelists unpacked medical breakthroughs discovered through experimentation of the bodies of people of color as well as medical ethics, existing exploitation of BIPOC and impoverished communities, and proposed solutions for remedying this ongoing atrocity.

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Webinar in Review: Acknowledging Racial Inequality in Medical Education

September 2, 2020

It’s more important than ever to understand the structural and social barriers for marginalized groups. As part of our commitment to this, Kaplan was proud to announce the Racial Inequality in Medicine Webinar Series which kicked off on Tues 9/1/20 with "Acknowledging Racial Inequality in Medical Education."

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Webinar in Review: First-Gen College Students - Resources to help you through COVID-19

by Jeffrey Koetje, MD, Director, Business and Strategy, Pre-Health Programs | March 30, 2020

While many students have access to resources and communities sufficient for meeting their needs, the pandemic has put in high relief the inequity in education that existed well before this pandemic.

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