Diversity Health Series

The Diversity Health Series is a quarterly lecture series, developed for medical students, residents, and physicians. The Diversity Health Series was created to provide opportunities for the development of cultural competency in a medical setting. Topics include rural healthcare, disability, unconscious bias, and Safe Zone training. Each lecture is worth 1.0 CME.


COVID-19 Disparities and Northern Nevada’s Response

This panel will share data on current coronavirus disparities in Northern Nevada, explore how systemic racism and social determinants of health have created and amplified these disparities, and discuss how the health care community in Northern Nevada is responding to the disparities in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Structural Racism in Health Care

Racism has played a role in all aspects of medicine, from medical research to patient health outcomes. This lecture will specifically focus on how racism impacts us as healthcare professionals, and how we can promote an anti-racist healthcare system for the next generation.