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Health Equity Speaker Series: Advancing Health Equity As Clinicians
January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bastyr Center for Natural Health, Seattle Clinic
(2 CEUs available, CEU cost $20)
Sponsored by the Daniel K. Church Center for Social Justice & Diversity and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Bastyr Univeristy’s second Health Equity Speaker Series will be a discussion on Advancing Health Equity as Clinicians. Join us in room 165/166 for a paneled discussion, featuring Dr. Benjamin Danielson, Medical Director, Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and Dr. Luis Manriquez, Assistant Clinical Professor at Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.
Q&A, refreshments and a brief reception to follow the panel.
This event is free and open to the public – we will see you then!
CEUs for the Health Equity Speaker Series will be available for NDs, MDs and LMHCs licensed in Washington State for a processing fee of $20
The Definition of Health Equity used by the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion program at Bastyr University:
Fairness and justice, focused on ensuring everyone has the opportunity to meet their full potential.
Equity takes into account disadvantage experienced by groups. Equity is distinct from equality, which refers to everyone having the same treatment without accounting for differing needs or circumstances. Inequity means lack of fairness or justice and describes differences that result from a lack of access to opportunities and resources. Inequities are avoidable and different than disparities, which are differences that do not imply unfairness.
Health equity is taking into account disadvantages experienced by groups when receiving healthcare and adjusting care as a provider to insure fair and just outcomes for patients.