Health Equity Series Continues with Session on Implicit and Institutional Bias

The MMA, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) will continue their free health equity education series titled “Building Systems of Culturally Responsive Integrated Care” on Feb. 21 from 10 to 11:15 a.m. with an online session on “The Impacts of Implicit and Institutional Bias on Integrated Care.”

The session will be held via ZOOM, and those interested can register here.

The series kicked off on Jan. 24 with a session titled, “Starting the Journey to Build Systems of Culturally Responsive Integrated Care” led by MMA member Maria Veronica Svetaz, MD. Svetaz discussed racism and its effect on health, and how the medical community can work together to bring down some of these barriers. In addition, Svetaz discussed some of the key limitations of the current health care delivery model to address health equity.
Maria Veronica Svetaz, MD, leads an in-person session discussing health equity in Minnesota.

The MMA/MDH/DHS series blends several components over the six-month series, including in-person learning sessions, online remote sessions, pre-session exercises and reflections, and the availability of individualized coaching support.  

Click here for additional details, including learning objectives, important dates, and registration information.