“What Is Race and Why Does It Matter?” seeks to unpack the concept of race by exploring how we as individuals, as healthcare providers and as a society define race. Through a deeper knowledge of the complexities of this important topic, participants can begin to understand how race impacts the care we provide, patients’ perceptions, experience and health outcomes.
In session 1, these topics will be discussed:
What is race?
Genetics of race
Ethnicity and culture
Race as a social construct
Race in the United States
Race vs. racism
The three levels of racism
What Is Race and Why Does it Matter? Session 2 will be available on-demand soon!
Critically evaluate the genetics of race and race as a social construct
Define personal racial, ethnic and cultural identity
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