What is Health Equity and why should we care?

Date

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Time

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location

https://faculty.medicine.umich.edu/workshops/what-health-equity-why-should-we-care

Description

This workshop is open to faculty and staff.

It is becoming increasingly more common to hear medical professionals use the term “Health Equity” when referring to the well-being of their patients. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation defines health equity as, “ensuring that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.” Although this definition sounds simplistic, the multiple factors that contribute to one’s health make its application complex. This workshop will discuss, “What is Health Equity and why should we care?”

Facilitator

Othelia W. Pryor PhD, MPH, MBA 

Learners and Pathways, Senior Project Manager

Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI)

Register here

This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development but is open to all Michigan Medicine Faculty and Staff. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop or have questions about accessibility, please contact us at UMMS-Faculty-Development@med.umich.edu

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