Field Epidemiology
 

Structural Competency and Health Equity: Asian American Experience in New York City

Originally presented on January 26, 2016

Speaker:
Chau Trinh-Shevrin, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Population Health and Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, and Principle Investigator and Scientific Director, NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health

Asian Americans are an extremely diverse population, with profound differences across Asian ethnic groups with respect to country of origin, immigrant status, migration histories, access to resources, language access, and socioeconomic status. This presentation aims to discuss: 1) the terminology around structural competency and health equity; 2) the underlying landscape of bias, stigma, stereotypes, and discrimination; 3) the Asian American experience; and 4) practice and policy implications to support structural competency and advancement of health equity.

Learning Outcome
As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to enhance their knowledge and competence on: 1) the terminology around structural competency and health equity; 2) the underlying landscape of bias, stigma, stereotypes, and discrimination; 3) the Asian American experience; and 4) practice and policy implications to support structural competency and advancement of health equity.

Learning Objectives
After watching this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Define terms: health disparity, health inequity, health equity, cultural competency, structural competency
  • Discuss the role of context: social determinants of health, unconscious bias, stigma, stereotypes, and discrimination
  • Describe the Asian American experience in New York City with respect to health disparities
  • Describe practice and policy implications relevant to advancing health equity among Asian American populations

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.


Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits are offered until February 28, 2022.


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This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until February 28, 2022.


Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours
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Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until February 28, 2022. 


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This offering is approved for 1.0 Certified in Public Health Renewal Credits.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until February 28, 2022. 


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