CME course EN2108 – Racism in Medicine

Monday, March 1, 2021, 12:00 AM – Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 11:59 PM


Date Recorded: December 12, 2020 | Date of Original Release: March 1, 2021
Termination Date: March 1, 2023
Users have from March 1, 2021 until the accreditation term ends on March 1, 2023 to complete the selected module(s).


This area of medicine has profound effects on population and individual health and yet has been for too long unspoken and inadequately addressed. Join us in this educational offering where upon completion, attendees should be able to:

  • Name and identify racism in general and specifically within healthcare.
  • Identify how racism affects the social determinants of health, including access to care, and leads to poor health outcomes.
  • Identify how racism affects those practicing and training in the field of medicine.
  • Make recommendations on how to identify and address racial health inequities in one’s practice.


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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Washington School of Medicine and King County Medical Society (KCMS). The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


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The following have indicated that they do not have any relationships to disclose:


  1. Michelle Terry, M.D.
  2. Frederick Chen, M.D.
  3. Rajneet, Lamba, M.D.
  4. Estell Williams, M.D.
  5. Edwin Lindo, J.D.
  6. John Vassall, M.D.
  7. Benjamin Danielson, M.D.
  8. Lara Oyetunji, M.D.
  9. Elina Quiroga, M.D.
  10. Yaw Nyame, M.D.


  1. Nancy Belcher, Ph.D., M.P.A
  2. Salem Adisu


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Salem Adisu –

1. Introduction to the CME

Michelle Terry, MD

2. Keynote: The History of Bias in Medicine in our Society

Estell Williams, MD & Edwin Lindo, JD

3. Impacts of Race on Cardiovascular Disease

Lara Oyetunji, MD

4. Specific Examples of Biased Medicine: Diabetes

Elina Quiroga, MD

5. Disentangling Racial Disparities in Prostate Cancer

Yaw Nyame, MD

6. Health Disparities and Inequities: Colon Cancer

John Vassall, MD

7. Covid-19 and What it has Revealed

Rajneet Lamba, MD & Sen. Manka Dhingra

8. A Metamorphosis in Representational Diversity Training; what should young professionals-in training experience?

Ben Danielson, MD

9. Q & A