“Healthcare Disparities in Advance Care Planning: How Can We Do Better?”

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Learning Group of the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences invites all to join for their upcoming event focused on healthcare disparities in advance care planning and how we can do better.

The group meets on the second Thursday of each month to discuss articles relevant to diversity issues in population health research, learning how to include diverse perspectives in our research, and building new collaborations and networks together. This group is a safe space for anyone who wants to expand their knowledge and skills related to DEI and is for people who are both new to DEI topics in research and those who have been working in this space. 

The event will take place Thursday, Dec. 14, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room 2-136 of the Wolstein Research Building, located at 2103 Cornell Rd. A Zoom link may be provided for individuals who are unable to attend in person, but in-person attendance is encouraged. Email Rebecca Miller at rdm124@case.edu for more information.

The program, which will be presented by members of the MetroHealth Center for Biomedical Ethics (CBME), will include a presentation and time for questions and dialogue around the topic. The intent is to leave time to brainstorm ways we might do better (e.g., community-based outreach ideas, etc.). Organizers would love to hear some ideas from the group about how to better encourage people to talk about and complete ACP as they think about ways to plan community outreach programs in 2024.