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Event Date: 

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 12:00pmAssociate Professor (CHS), School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Event Location: 

1335 Health Sciences Learning Center

Contact Info: 

Rosalind Bendix-Lewis, (608) 265-0516

PHS Monday Seminar: Jennifer Y. Edgoose, MD, MPH "Beyond Cultural Competency: Racism, Intersectionality and Privilege"

Learning Objectives of this seminar:
1. Review the limitations of cultural competency in a landscape of health inequities.
2. Define privilege and intersectionality
3. Unpack how different aspects of our identity shape our experience of the world on a day to day basis

Jennifer Edgoose completed her MD, MPH from Columbia University and her family medicine residency at the University of Washington. She then practiced full-spectrum family medicine for over ten years at Community Health Care, a federally qualified health center in Tacoma, WA. Dr. Edgoose is now an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (DFMCH) at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH) and focuses her attention on care of vulnerable populations and strategies to promote health equity and community engagement. She serves as the Director of the DFMCH Office of Community Health; Chair of the DFMCH Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee; and Director of the UWSMPH Diversity and Inclusion Advocates program. Dr. Edgoose also serves as a core member of the Health Equity Team for Family Medicine for America’s Health a national strategic planning body shaping the future of family medicine nationally.

Health Sciences Learning Center

Supplemental Materials: 
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