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Health Equity, Diversity, and Social Determinants of Health

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Last Update: 03/15/2022

Addressing Discrimination

04/01/2022 Ending the Stigma: Improving Care for Patients Who Are Overweight or Obese new
08/01/2019 How to Identify, Understand, and Unlearn Implicit Bias in Patient Care
10/01/2021 How to Spot and Tactfully Handle Discrimination in the Health Care Setting
10/01/2019 Incivility in Health Care: Strategies for De-escalating Troubling Encounters
04/01/2022 Overcoming Barriers of Distrust new
10/01/2020 Racism in Health Care: Creating a More Equitable Health Care Experience
02/01/2021 Systemic Racism and Health Disparities: A Statement from Editors of Family Medicine Journals
08/01/2016 Tips to Help Teen Patients Deal With Discrimination
12/01/2020 What to do when a patient makes a discriminatory remark [Practice Pearls]

Social Determinants of Health

10/01/2019 The Feasibility of Screening for Social Determinants of Health: Seven Lessons Learned
06/01/2018 A Practical Approach to Screening for Social Determinants of Health
06/01/2018 Screening for Social Determinants of Health: An Opportunity or Unreasonable Burden?
04/01/2022 Screening for Social Determinants of Health in Daily Practice new Tool
04/01/2019 Unlocking Clues to Current Health in Past History: Childhood Trauma and Healing

Cultural Competence

06/01/2002 Achieving a More Minority-Friendly Practice
08/01/2017 Building Capacity to Care for Refugees Tool
10/01/2000 Cultural Competence
06/01/2004 Getting the Most From Language Interpreters
04/01/2014 Incorporating Medical Interpretation Into Your Practice
01/01/2002 Race and Preventive Services Delivery
05/01/2000 Strategies for Expanding Your Patient Base in Diverse Communities
08/01/2004 Using Bilingual Staff Members as Interpreters

Other Resources

AAFP Center for Diversity and Health Equity [AAFP]
Hidden in Plain Sight — Reconsidering the Use of Race Correction in Clinical Algorithms [NEJM]
Implicit Bias Training [AAFP]
Patients’ Beliefs About Racism, Preferences for Physician Race, and Satisfaction With Care [Ann Fam Med]
Reducing Racial Disparities in Health Care by Confronting Racism [Commonwealth Fund]
Structural Racism and Health Inequities: Old Issues, New Directions [Du Bois Rev]
Toolkit for Teaching About Racism [STFM]

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