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Credit Hours: CME 1.25

Target Audience:

This activity is directed to physicians who take care of hospitalized children, medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Review how race is a social determinant of health.
  2. Review how race is purely a social construct.
  3. Review the inequity of under-represented minorities in medicine.
  4. There is no educational content to this course. This course is designed to only administer the post-test and collect CME evaluations for the podcast associated with this training.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  2. Kendi, Ibram, X. (2017). Stamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, pp.
  3. Mourão, Manuela. Whitewash: Nationhood, Empire, and the Formation of Portuguese Racial Identity. Journal for Early Cultural Studies, Vol. 11, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2011, pp. 90-124. University of Pennsylvania Press. DOI:
  4. Smith, David Barton. “The politics of racial disparities: desegregating the hospitals in Jackson, Mississippi.” The Milbank quarterly vol. 83,2 (2005): 247-69. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0009.2005.00346.x 5.
  5. Kendi, I. X. (2019). How to be an antiracist. First Edition. New York: One World.
  6. Virginia. Council cn; Virginia. General Court cn; McIlwaine, H. R. (Henry Read), 1864-1934 ed. cn; Virginia State Library cn. “Minutes of the Council and General court of colonial Virginia, 1622-1632, 1670-1676, with notes and excerpts from original Council and General court records, into 1683, now lost.” (1924) p. 466 of 593. Available at:

Sylvia Owusu-Onsah, MD — Assistant Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics, Univ of Pittsburgh, and Pediatric Medicine Specialist in Baltimore, Maryland
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Tomar Pierson Brown, JD — Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the Health Law Clinic, Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusive Excellence, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Tony R. Tarchichi, MD — Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC.) Paul C . Gaffney Diagnostic Referral Group
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.