DSC SEMINARS

The DSC hosts a variety of seminars, film screenings, and other interactive events throughout the year. Please see our current programming below, and join us for an upcoming event.

 

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RACIAL & ETHNIC DISPARITIES: KEEPING CURRENT SEMINAR SERIES 

Keeping Current features informative presentations on current disparities research from experts in the field; context, perspectives and opinions from key health care stakeholders; and opportunity for discussion from all participants and attendees.

Past Topics:

  • Hearing All Voices: Race, Ethnicity, Language, and the MGH Patient Experience

  • Professional Language Interpretation and Inpatient Length of Stay and Readmission Rates

  • No Patient Left Behind: Social Determinants of Health Impacting Access to Radiology and the PEER Project

RACIAL & ETHNIC DISPARITIES: LOOKING BACK SEMINAR SERIES 

Looking Back focuses on key historical topics related to race and the healthcare system and highlights how they impact disparities today.

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FILM SERIES 

The Schwartz Center, MGH Center for Diversity & Inclusion, and the DSC, collaborate to produce a film series to raise awareness around the issues of racial and ethnic disparities and cross-cultural care through the screening of popular and documentary films. Screenings are followed by expert panel discussions and audience discussion. Using this format, we aim to improve health care providers’ ability to understand and communicate with diverse patient populations.

Past Topics:

  • Pediatric Health Disparities: Providing Cross-Cultural Family-Centered Care

  • Cross-Cultural Care: Caring for Transgender Patients

  • Crash: Stereotypes in Society…and Healthcare?

STAND AGAINST RACISM 

The Stand Against Racism™ is a nationwide YWCA movement that brings people together from all walks of life to raise awareness and empower action towards eliminating racism.

Past Topics:

  • Healing Racism: Skill Building through Crucial Conversations

  • Widening Income Inequality and its Effects on Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Boston and Beyond

  • How Do Social Determinants of Health Impact Racial and Ethnic Disparities In Health? 

Contact Us

The Disparities Solutions Center

100 Cambridge St., Suite 1600

Boston, MA 02114

(617) 724-7658

disparitiessolutions@partners.org 

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