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Dermatology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
8:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
21 South Road, Farmington and Zoom

“Diversity, Inclusion, & Bias: Self Reflection & Opportunities at UConn SOM”

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Department of Dermatology

Speakers: Linda Barry, MD, MPH, FACS – Associate Professor - Department of Surgery – University of Connecticut School of Medicine Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Time: 8am – 9am lecture – Open to All, 9am – 12pm Virtual Patient Viewing and Discussion – Open ONLY to Medical Providers Location: Dermatology Conference Room, 21 South Road, 2nd Floor, Farmington, CT (Internal Dermatology Residents, Faculty & Providers ONLY due to UConn COVID-19 policy) & Video Link for ALL attendees: Meeting ID: 342 237 7000 Passcode: uconnderm

Target Audience: UCHC dermatologists and dermatology residents. All other podiatrists, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents, students, and greater Hartford dermatologists are encouraged to attend.

Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

a. Recite the evidence or expert opinion associated with understanding and identifying different forms of bias and associated behavior, recognize how bias can be encountered in clinical practice and in dermatology specifically & recognize the value of diversity and inclusion. b. Identify one or more barriers to implementing the evidence or expert opinion in practice by recognizing bias during interactions with others and modifying behavior accordingly after bias interaction, identifying bias in the healthcare delivery system and identifying obstacles to diversity and inclusion efforts. c. Describe one or more strategies necessary either to implement the evidence/expert opinion or overcome any barrier to implementation by identifying resources to assist in addressing bias, learn policy and procedures in place to address bias from patients and learn strategies to promote diversity and a more inclusive environment.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 4 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial


Diane Whitaker-Worth, MD -

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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