Health inequities experienced by US black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and other underserved groups are persistent challenges that have dire consequences. Pharmacy professionals have an obligation to understand the impact of social determinants of health inequities on the health and well-being of BIPOC and to take actions to address them.
- Explain the role of social determinants of health in well-being and health inequities experienced by US black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and other underserved groups.
- Describe the effects of health inequities on life expectancy and the US health care system
- Describe how pharmacy professionals, institutions, and organizations can address health inequities at the patient, practice, and community levels
Michael Wolcott, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPS, BCIDPS
Director of Educational Resources and Scholarship
University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry
University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Dr. Wolcott is the Director of Educational Resources and Scholarship at the University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry. In this role, he supports faculty to optimize teaching and learning, enhance their teaching experience, and inspire educational scholarship. He completed his Ph.D. in education at the UNC School of Education specializing in the learning sciences and psychological studies. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy followed by a pharmacy practice residency at Duke University Hospital, where he worked as a clinical infectious diseases pharmacist. Michael is also a clinical assistant professor in the Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education and Research (CIPhER) at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy where he supports educational research initiatives within the School. Michael’s research focuses on creative problem-solving, curriculum change management, preceptor development, and assessment.
Beatriz M. Mitrzyk, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Research Scientist
University of Michigan
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ambulatory Care
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Beatriz Manzor Mitrzyk, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCPS, is Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Research Scientist at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy in Ann Arbor, MI. She is also Clinical Pharmacist Ambulatory Care Saline Health Center at Michigan Medicine. Dr. Manzor Mitrzyk received her Pharm.D. degree from the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. She completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, MI later followed by a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Clinical Translational Pharmacy Sciences at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy.
This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of faculty at colleges of pharmacy, RPDs, and preceptors of accredited residency programs to use as discussion with residents and students.
ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-22-404-L04-P&T
Activity Type: Application-based
CE Credits: 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU)
Activity Fee: Free of charge
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