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Grand Rounds: Protecting Children, Families and Learners form Bias, Discrimination and Racism

11-06-2020

By Benard P. Dreyer, MD, FAAP , Director of Pediatrics, Bellevue Hospital Center


Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Demonstrate self-reflection about personal implicit biases toward racial minorities. 2. Describe the 'amplification cascade' affecting grading of URiM medical students. 3. Describe how racism causes toxic stress in children.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists and nurses

Identified Gap:

Increased awareness of implicit bias and racism and the toxic effects on children.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour

Expiration Date for CME Credit:

11-05-2021

Method of Physician Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CME credit.

Disclosure:

Dr. Dreyer has indicated that he has no relevant financial interest in any pharmaceutical or medical device company and that this activity was developed independent of commercial interest.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 125 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

Bibliography:

https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/06/department-education-rights-data-inequality-suspension-preschool/

https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/2013-14-first-look.pdf

https://educationpost.org/america-has-always-used-schools-as-a-weapon-against-native-americans/

Oberg C, Kivlahan C, Mishori R, et al. Treatment of migrant children on the US southern border is torture. Pediatrics. 2020; doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-012930