Larkin Lecture: Bias and Racism in Medicine

The late Dr. Larkin (1934-August 3, 2020 was a genera and vascular surgeon and the first Black physician to have staff privileges at Baylor University Medical Center. That milestone occurred in 1968, the beginning of his distinguished career in medicine. BUMC's Medical Staff created this lectureship in September 2020 to honor him, his contributions and his legacy.

The lecture for this session is Bias and Racism in Medicine: How the Lack of diversity in Medicine is Killing Our Patients and What to Do about It.

Target Audience

BUMC Physicians and Providers

Learning Objectives

List 2 examples of how racial bias limits diversity in the medical profession;
List 2 examples of how the lack of diversity impacts patient care
List 2 barriers to enhancing diversity in medicine; list 2 strategies to enhance diversity in medicine

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    • 1.00 Ethics
Course opens: 
02/03/2021
Course expires: 
02/03/2021
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Quinn Capers, IV, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Rody P. Cox Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
Associate Dean of Faculty Diversity
UTSW School of Medicine

Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Dept of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center

The content of this activity is not related to the buying, selling or production of items used on patients.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    • 1.00 Ethics
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