Healthcare Disparities Conference: The Culture of Health


This half-day symposium for healthcare professionals will address the role sociocultural barriers and challenges play when caring for culturally and ethnically diverse patients. Keynote speakers will review local, regional and national disparity data, share community resources and provide strategies to improve awareness and overcome bias. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss current standards of care and strategize with experts to improve health outcomes for culturally and ethnically diverse patient populations. Enjoy facilitated discussion surrounding personal video testimonials and a panel discussion.

Who Should Attend: Physicians, residents, nurses and other allied healthcare professionals

DATE & TIME: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 12:00pm to 4:30pm

LOCATION: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus – PCC • Cyrus Vesuna Auditorium • 2nd Floor • 3300 Gallows Road • Falls Church, VA 22042


  • Michelle van Ryn, PhD, MPH, Grace Phelps Distinguished Endowed Professorship, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Steven Woolf, MD, Director Emeritus of the VCU Center on Society and Health


SPONSORS: INOVA, Virginia AHEC, Continuing Medical Education

COST: FREE! No registration required. 


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