Advancing Health Equity Webinar Series Archives

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This webinar series is made possible through a gift from the

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation.


Midwestern University has launched the Advancing Health Equity Webinar Series offering timely discussions and featuring real-world situations, best practices, and steps healthcare providers can use to recognize and address bias and healthcare disparities to provide equitable, compassionate care that considers the unique backgrounds and lived experiences of each patient. These one-hour webinars are constructed to assess and discuss an advanced approach to understanding social determinants of health, and how to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the healthcare setting. 

View past webinars below and to see upcoming live webinars offering 1 hour of free CE/CME by clicking here.

September 2022
Topic: Implicit Racial Bias in Healthcare
Presenter: Arghavan Salles, M.D., Ph.D.
Special Advisor for DEI Programs,
Stanford University Department of Medicine;
Senior Research Scholar,
Clayman Institute for Gender Research

October 2022
Topic: Health Equity and Racial Justice 
Presenter: Aletha Maybank, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief Health Equity Officer and Senior Vice President,
American Medical Association

November 2022
Topic: Social Determinants of Health and Healthcare Disparities
Presenter: Nathan Delafield, M.D.

Internal Medicine Physician,
Mayo Clinic

December 2022
Topic: What Happens in Childhood Doesn’t Stay in Childhood
Presenter: Felicia Trembath, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor,
Master of Public Health Program,
Midwestern University

January 2023
Topic: Institutional and Structural Racism
Presenter: Debra Furr-Holden, Ph.D.
Dean, New York University School of Global Public Health

February 2023
Topic: HIGH GROUND: Alignment of Population Health And Health Care System Economics
Presenter: Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., FACOFP
Immediate Past President, American Osteopathic Foundation
President, Maryland College of Osteopathic Medicine at Morgan State University (proposed)

If you have any topic ideas for future webinars that you would like to see or would like to speak on a subject matter, please contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at or 800/962-3053.


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