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Addressing Racial Bias In Healthcare: Practice & Organizational Perspectives

Webinar | November 17, 2020 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET
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Description

Webinar: Addressing Racial Bias In Healthcare: Practice & Organizational Perspectives

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: Racial bias is evident at both the health delivery system level and educational/organizational level. Addressing racial bias in health care is important in achieving health equity. In this panel discussion, Associate Dean Carla White, BS, Pharm, RPh, and Nurse Practitioner Kirby Williams, MSN, PMHNP-BC, will discuss their experiences of bias within health care practice and at organizational levels. Moderated by Amica Simmons-Yon, PharmD, PhD, Medical Science Liaison for the Otsuka Field Medical Affairs team, the webinar serves as a forum in which the speakers discuss the impact of racial bias on mental health care and treatment of Black Americans, and to provide strategies to address practice and organizational bias to promote health equity.

 

Carla White, BS, Pharm, RPh, and Kirby Williams, MSN, PMHNP-BC, are paid consultants of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Amica Simmons-Yon, PharmD, PhD, is a paid employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

 

Please note: Due to high levels of interest, please access this webinar via your computer. Click here to register for the 3:00pm rebroadcast

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Event Speakers

Carla White, BS, Pharm, RPh
Featured Speaker

Carla White, BS, Pharm, RPh, is a Pharmacist and Associate Dean of Organizational Diversity and Inclusion at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Kirby Williams, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Featured Speaker

Kirby Williams, MSN, PMHNP-BC, is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who earned her Master of Nursing from the University of Virginia and is a provider at Richmond Behavioral Health Authority.

Amica Simmons-Yon, PharmD, PhD
Moderator

Amica Simmons-Yon, PharmD, PhD, is a Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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