Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series Presentation:
Physician Leadership in Creating a More Equitable Health Care Future

Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA
Immediate Past President
American Medical Association

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Emory Univ. School of Medicine

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Morehouse School of Medicine


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

  • Understand factors underlying social determinants of health from both a historical and contemporary perspective
  • Identify racial disparities, including mental health disparities, as they pertain to the COVID-19 pandemic and its risk factors
  • Assess the American Medical Association’s efforts to fight disparities, create health equity, and increase diversity within the medical profession


Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and are intended only for an audience of medical professionals.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available for licensed physicians participating in this activity. You must attend this event and sign in to qualify for CME credit.

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Tuesday, October 13 at 8:30am to 9:30am

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