Health Equity Education and Training

This page features a collection of curated modules, webinars, podcasts and videos intended to deepen the understanding of how bias and racism can impact COVID-19 patient care, and tools to support medical professionals increasing their cultural competence. 


Building an Ecosystem of Community-Led Public Health
Lessons learned from the Made to Save Campaign, a community-led outreach and educational program to encourage increased COVID-19 vaccination rates.

Teaching Health Equity in the Time of COVID-19
The authors of this Journal of General Internal Medicine article describe the successful design and implementation of educational health equity content for third and fourth-year medical students on structural racism in a four-week COVID-19 pandemic-focused course.

COVID-19 Communication Toolkit: A Health Equity Lens
This toolkit offers guidance for clinicians, educators and health promotion leaders on how to put health equity recommendations into COVID-19 communication action.

ASHP: COVID-19 Resource Center
This Resource Center from the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists highlights success stories in promoting COVID vaccine confidence and addressing health disparities; interprofessional and community initiatives; and resources on health equity.

Update to Recommendations to Protect Children Under Age 12, Families and Communities
The Vaccine Equity Cooperative Kids Vaccine Working Group has created recommendations in response to the slow progress of COVID-19 vaccinations for children, the decline in routine childhood immunizations and the implementation of Omicron-specific boosters.

Understanding Medical Mistrust in Black and Brown Communities
Día de la Mujer Latina, an organization addressing health needs for the underserved Latino communities, conducted listening sessions with community health workers to learn more about medical mistrust in Black and Latinx communities. They shared insights on what they observed in the field as trusted members of their communities, concluding with ways to move forward in addressing mistrust in communities of color.

Double Jeopardy: COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Disparities for Black and Latino Communities in the U.S.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration highlights racial and ethnic disparities in access to behavioral health care during the COVID-19 pandemic and outlines what can be done to address these disparities.


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