Plenary Session 4 - LIVE STREAM

Date/Time: Fri, October 8, 2021 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

The Multifactorial Nature of Health Equity

Description:

This interprofessional panel is composed of a physician, public health expert, physical therapist and occupational therapists who are all engaged in work that focuses on improving the health within their communities in an equitable fashion. Panelists will share their expertise and experiences to extend learning related to the importance of considering the experience of marginalized groups and barriers to health equity. The importance of addressing structural and social determinants of health in achieving health equity will also be explored.

Objective(s):

  • Learners will identify barriers to health seen in marginalized populations.
  • Learners will recognize the importance of addressing structural and social determinants of health when working toward health equity.
  • Learners will identify methods to improve health within communities.