Snively Visiting Lectureship in Family Medicine
Health Care Disparities 15 Years After Unequal Treatment
Alicia Fernandez, M.D.
Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco and a General Internist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General
It has been 15 years since publication of the Institute of Medicine report, Unequal Treatment, brought health care disparities to national attention. This large evidence review found that U.S. racial and ethnic minorities receive lower quality of health care services, even when controlled for insurance status, income and other factors. Dr. Fernandez, will share advances, challenges, and unexpected developments in the journey toward better health care for all.
Alicia Fernandez, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine at UCSF, health equity researcher and a general internist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General where she practices primary care medicine and attends on the medical wards. Her research is in health and health care disparities, with a focus on diabetes, Latino health, immigrant health, and language barriers.
At UCSF, Dr. Fernandez serves as the health equity leader of the SOM Differences Matter initiative. She also directs UCSF PROF-PATH, an academic career and research training program for URM students and students focused on health disparities research; is co-PI of RISE (NHLBI R25HL126146), a national training program in implementation science for URM faculty; and core-PI of SF BUILD (U54MD009523) a joint capacity building program between UCSF and San Francisco State University.
A member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, she received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Professorship for Humanism in Medicine (2009-2013). Since 2014, Dr. Fernandez has been a member of the Board of Governors of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the National Academy of Science Roundtable on Health Literacy. She is co-editor of the Lange Medical Management of Vulnerable and Underserved Patients textbook. Dr. Fernandez received her BA at Yale, her MD at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed her residency, chief residency and fellowship at UCSF.
Please join us for a thought-provoking evening with Alicia Fernandez, M.D.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 5:00 Heavy Appetizer Reception - 5:30 Presentation
The event is free and open to the public at the UC Davis Cancer Center Auditorium
4501 X Street, Sacramento, CA 95817
Free parking will be available in Lot 4, located at 45th Street and X Street
Kindly RSVP to http://SnivelyMay2018.eventbrite.com
For more information, please contact email@example.com
PAST SNIVELY EVENTS*
April 14, 2011: Robert Berenson, M.D., The Urban Institute, Washington, DC. Title: Prospects for Primary Care Payment Improvement: Good Policy Meets Political Reality. Please click here (PDF) for Dr. Berenson's presentation, and here to see the video.
*The presentation material and videos are intended for personal, non-commercial, educational use. Please do not re-broadcast or otherwise distribute this material without prior written permission from the UC Davis Department of Family & Community Medicine.