Join clinical experts, thought leaders, and advocates for a collaborative discussion on the issues of health disparities, structural racism, and medicine as we examine specific dermatologic diseases in a series of four free and open educational webinars.
Register now for one event or all four!
- Structural Racism and Racial Bias in Medicine
- Hair Disorders in People of Color
- Pigmentary Disorders and Keloids
- Covid-19 Comorbidities and Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Diseases in Adults and Children
Links Shared During the Webinar Series
Skin of Color Society (SOCS)
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
- Race and Medicine – a collection of articles and interviews
- NEJM Catalyst commentaries on organizational and leadership responses to bias in health care
- Moran-Thomas A. How a Popular Medical Device Encodes Racial Bias. Boston Review. See Article.
- Article “Practical Dermoscopy” by Sima Jain, MD on Next Steps in Derm. See Article.
- Humane by Angelica Dass
Covid-19 Comorbidities and Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Diseases in Adults and Children | Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Pigmentary Disorders and Keloids | Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Hair Disorders in People of Color | Thursday, November 12, 2020
Structural Racism and Racial Bias in Medicine | Wednesday, October 28, 2020
This event series is brought to you by the Skin of Color Society, NEJM Group, and VisualDx.
We would like to thank Zoom Video Communications for its in-kind support of this webinar series.
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Read published peer-reviewed articles written your by Skin of Color Society members
Did You Know
Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida.
By 2050, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color.