Health Equity Panel

Health Equity Panel
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In this panel discussion and workshop, experts from the University of Chicago Medicine and the University of Illinois Cancer Center discuss structural racism and disparities faced by women receiving breast cancer care. Discussion is centered around strategies to address these disparities. The experts are also joined by patient advocates sharing their personal experiences and how providers can provide support.

This activity was included in a series of workshops as part of a quality improvement program “Leading the Way: Improving Breast Cancer Disparities for Minority Patients in Chicago.” Led by Olufunmilayo Olopade, MD, FACP, this initiative is studying the effectiveness of targeted interventions in improving breast cancer care for African American women treated in Cook County.

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