BCHO Grand Rounds: Challenges with Attaining Health Equity and Eliminating Health Disparities: Sickle Cell Disease

Presented by:
Marsha Treadwell, PhD
Director, Northern California, Network of Care for Sickle Cell Disease 
Co-Principal Investigator and Regional Director, Pacific Sickle Cell Regional Collaborative
Director, Hematology Behavioral Services
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland


  • Identify the challenges in sickle cell disease (SCD) pain management in the Bay Area within the context of a history of social activism, social justice, and present-day gentrification.
  • Discuss partnerships between individuals with SCD, their families and health care providers that improve health equity and eliminate health disparities.
  • Utilize a cultural humility framework in considering strategies for optimal pain management for SCD.

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Did you miss Grand Rounds? Visit http://vimeo.com/album/2238536 and use password CHRCO to view recorded Grand Rounds presentations. 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 8:00am to 9:00am

OPC Auditorium 744 52nd Street, Oakland, CA 94609