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The Dual Impact of Race and Rural Status on Health Care Disparities

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021 1:00pm

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021 1:00pm

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This session will explore the disparate impact of rurality on health disparities seen in the Southeastern United States compared to other parts of the country. The panel will further discuss the reasons for inequities in health among rural populations, particularly in ethnic minority populations, the challenges to creating a just culture in these communities and the potential solutions to these disparities.


Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Medical School, Continuing Education
Speaker(s): Moderator: Errol D. Crook, Director, Center for Healthy

Communities; Abraham A. Mitchell Professor and Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Alabama, College of Medicine, Pamela Payne-Foster, Professor of Community Medicine and Population Health; Deputy Director for Community Outreach, Institute for Rural Health Research, College of Community Health Sciences, University of Alabama, Eddie Greene, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine; Member, Board of Trustees, Mayo Clinic

Cost: Free

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