Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Caring for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth and Adolescents

November 19, 2021 | 8:00am - 9:00am

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Caring for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth and Adolescents 

Presented By:

Shaquita Bell, MD
Interim Senior Director of the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, Seattle WA
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine

Session Description:

We will review the recent policy statement addressing the unique needs of American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) youth. All pediatricians and health care providers provide care for folks who identify as Native, it is important to understand how historical, societal, and cultural influences impact these communities. Whether you are interested in health outcomes or advocacy through policy, this talk is for you.

Education Goals:

Understand societal, historical and cultural factors driving health outcomes for AI/AN youth and adolescents
Identify unique health inequities that are faced by AI/AN communities
Learn ways to implement solutions in your practice for providing better care to these groups
Learn ways to create policy and advocate on legislative levels for better health outcomes

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Full event information: http://events.stanford.edu/events/926/92648

Location: Zoom

Contact Email: pedsgrandrounds@stanford.edu