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NATIVIDAD Grand Rounds: Social Inequality in Health

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

Donald A. Barr, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and of Education, Stanford University School of Medicine

Presented ByDonald A. Barr, MD, PhD

This presentation will describe the ways that socioeconomic inequality and racial and ethnic inequality interact to affect the health status of individuals as well as population groups in the U.S. It will also describe recent data supporting the concept that race as it exists in the United States is a social construction rather than a biologically distinct category.

Desired Outcomes

  • Describe the different ways that differences in socioeconomic status affect health status;
  • Compare different ways of defining race and ethnicity, and discuss their implications for assessing health status;
  • Differentiate the relative impacts of socioeconomic inequality and racial/ethnic inequality in affecting health status.

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Details

Date:
June 26
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Craig Walls, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, NMC

Venue

Natividad Medical Center
1441 Constitution Blvd
Salinas, CA 93906 United States
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Phone:
831-755-4111
Website:
www.natividad.com