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Addressing Racial Health Inequity in Healthcare

Recent events have once again put a spotlight on 400+ years of racism that has deeply entrenched our everyday structures, notably healthcare delivery. Reducing racial and ethnic health disparities is core to the mission of public health. The healthcare delivery system contributes to these disparities in unique and complex ways. In this MOOC series, you will learn about the sociological contributions and historical backdrop of why racial inequities exist in healthcare, analyze the various causes of racial inequities in healthcare and explore approaches to achieving equity in healthcare.

Type of Course: Series

Platform: Coursera

Length: 15 weeks

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Courses in this Series


History of Racial Inequity in Healthcare

Duration: 5 weeks

Instructor(s): Minal Patel

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Causes of Racial Inequity in Healthcare

Duration: 5 weeks

Instructor(s): Minal Patel

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Achieving Health Equity in Healthcare

Duration: 5 weeks

Instructor(s): Minal Patel

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