Topic: Historical and Racial Trauma: How the History of Medical
Distrust from Black Communities is Affecting the COVID-19 Vaccine Decision
Speakers: Prantik Saha and Dottie Dowdell
- Describe the historical legacy of racism in medicine.
- Describe the impact of this legacy on the level of trust regarding
COVID-19 vaccination in Black communities.
- List the skills needed to interact with patients in a manner that
encourages healthcare engagement, trust and improves health outcomes
This program will be of interest to physicians, physician assistants,
nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists, social workers,
case managers, and mental health practitioners. Other disciplines are
also welcomed to attend.