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Health Equity, Social Justice, & Anti-Racism Thread

Health Equity, Social Justice, Anti-Racism Thread Curriculum

Course Description

Health Equity: The school will prepare physicians who provide both excellent and equitable healthcare to members of all constituent societal groups by prioritization of fair opportunities for everyone to attain their full health potential.

Social Justice: The school will prepare physicians who serve, interact responsively and advocate for patients by recognizing both their common humanity and their unique intersectional differences, reflecting the various societal groups to which they belong.

Anti-Racism: The school will prepare physicians who understand and identify when and how racial factors affect health care systems, patient care and management plans; as well as when such factors need to be actively addressed through the practice of social justice for equitable health care outcomes.

Course Contacts

Adwoa Osei – HESJAR Thread Co-Director
adwoa.osei@medsch.ucr.edu

Carlos Cortes – HESJAR Thread Co-Director
carlos.cortes@ucr.edu