Session: Innovations to Eliminate Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Health Care
3329.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Innovations to Eliminate Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Health Care
Unequal Treatment, the IOM's report has focused policy maker's attention on the immediate need to better understand the underlying causes of racial and ethnic disparities in health care and identifying strategies to reduce or eliminate such disparities. This session will describe the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) effort to eliminate disparities. AHRQ's program aims to: 1)increase knowledge, tools and strategies to eliminate disparities, 2)build the capacity of racial and ethnic minority investigators and institutions that serve such racial and ethnic minority populations to conduct health research, and 3) increase community participation in disparities research. Five papers will be discussed at the session. Each paper will be about 10 minutes long. The first two papers will describe findings from research studies that address disparities. The third paper focuses on how minority serving institutions are building capacity for research. The fourth and fifth paper will focus on understanding how researchers are engaging in building research-community partnership to eliminate disparities. There will be a question and answer session after all the papers have been presented.
Learning Objectives: 1. Increase knowledge of AHQR's programs on racial and ethnic health. 2. Describe how to engage community participation in disparities research.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Panelist(s):Stephanie Taylor, PhD, MPH
Sabrina T. Wong, RN, PhD
Frances Chesley, MD
Spero Manson, PhD
Frank Martin
Organizer(s):Miryam C. Granthon
Moderator(s):Kay Felix Aaron, MD
4:30 PMEvaluation of the mobile hiv outreach (MoHOP) van in Los Angeles, CA: UCLA exceeded
Stephanie Taylor, PhD, MPH
4:48 PMWithdrawn -- U decide or ME? Understanding disparities in ethnic communities by investigating decision-making events: Observational research of medical encounters
Sabrina T. Wong, RN, PhD
5:06 PMMinority serving Institutions building capacity for research - Frances Chesley, MD
5:24 PMAccess, relevance, and control in the research process: Lessons from indian country-running head: Research and american indians
Spero Manson, PhD
5:42 PMInformation dissemination educational/academic liaison (IDEAL): Baylor EXCEED program
Frank Martin, MD
Organized by:APHA-Innovations Project
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA