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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.

Skills Needed

  • To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google’s G Suite or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and essential understanding of Canvas.

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


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

Laptop is required (video optional, but preferred)
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Estimated Cost: TBD

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