6th Annual UCSF Fresno Education Symposium Keynote Address - Antiracism in Medicine: Our Role in Creating Equity

Zoom information will be sent one week before the session.

Led by:

Rosny Daniel, MD, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

This lecture aims to explore the relationship between antiracism and medicine. Dr. Daniel discusses how this relationship has evolved over time and what the path forward towards antiracism in medicine looks like with real world examples and suggestions. Learners should feel welcomed to the conversation to learn, grow, and be inspired to create equity after attending.

At the end of this session learners will be able to:

Define antiracism
Explain medicine's role in propagating or disrupting racism
List examples of racism in medicine
Strategize ways to create equity in their own medical practice

Dr. Rosny Daniel was born and raised in Southern California but has called San Francisco home for the last ten years. He completed his medical school, emergency medicine residency, chief residency and medical education fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Daniel is a faculty member and assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UCSF. He is the director of Diversity Equity and Inclusion in residency curriculum. He also serves on the executive board of EM Foundations as Director of EDI. His interests include mentorship, advocacy, medical education, social emergency medicine, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Rosny educates medical students, residents and faculty on topics ranging from generational differences in the workplace to creating equitable educational content to anti-racism in medicine to treating common emergency department complaints. His goal is to model longitudinal incorporation of equity/inclusion training in emergency medicine residency training across the nation and beyond. In his spare time, he enjoys making and drinking fancy cocktails and espresso drinks, going to concerts, listening to emo gen-z rap, exercising, watching the Lakers, cooking, playing tug-o-war with his dog and traveling.

UCSF is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The above credit is inclusive of all UCSF Educational Skills Workshops and the Teaching Scholars Program. Credit available for this event only is 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

UCSF Educational Skills Workshops and Med Ed Grand Rounds have been approved by UCSF Rehabilitative Services for up to 7 continuing education hours per year total. Questions regarding this approval should be directed to (415) 514-6779.

Course No. MGR21075.

Friday, March 5 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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