Diversity Inclusion & Health Equity
The Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity Section was chartered by the Board of Directors of the American College of Emergency Physicians to provide a forum in which members of the College with special interests in Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity in Emergency Medicine can develop a knowledge base, share information, receive and give counsel, and serve as a resource to others interested in this area of emergency medicine.
Free e-CME Course: Unconscious Bias in Clinical Practice
FREE online course to help you learn about the physiologic basis of unconscious bias, discover the negative effects of unconscious bias in clinical scenarios, and employ strategies to minimize the negative effects of unconscious bias in clinical care.
To date there have been over 42,000 deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. alone. Data shows disproportionate rates of infection and death within communities of color, with the disparity in death rates up to 40 percent in some communities.