Healthcare Equity: Improving Access | CTDM.X416

Healthcare Equity: Improving Access | CTDM.X416

This course aims to engage participants through topics about history, current ethical climates, culture and the future of diversity, societal equity and inclusion in the healthcare sector. DEI in healthcare systems & regulations, institutions and equity ethics are covered. The course includes topics related to both physical and mental care in the U.S and abroad including internationalized content such as the World Health Organization, global diversity in STEM, artificial intelligence technologies, and global clinical trials.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Demonstrate improved self and societal awareness about access, biases and disparities in healthcare and life sciences related to DEI.
  • Apply gained skills and perspectives to be better leaders, collaborators and providers.

Topics Include

  • The impact of DEI in Healthcare History
  • Equitable access to healthcare, Research, and Justice
  • Cross-cultural approaches to DEI in Healthcare
  • Regulations, Technology and Safety

Working knowledge of:

  • Google Workspace or Microsoft Office to submit assignments
  • Canvas navigation links, modules, and using the inbox to communicate with the instructor

Additional Information

Please review section notes to view the full schedule.

The Discussion section in Canvas will be used. Instructions will be provided in the Announcements and Assignments.

Laptop is required (video optional, but preferred)

Next Section Starts In:


June 20, 2023, 6 p.m.
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This course is related to the following programs:

Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
06-20-2023 to 07-18-2023 1.5 $625

Jeaneen C Wallis


Final Date To Enroll: 06-20-2023


Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Tue, 06-20-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Tue, 06-27-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Tue, 07-11-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Tue, 07-18-2023 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE