Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion CME Webinar Series

Promoting equity and justice in healthcare exemplifies the values of the PA profession and is the responsibility of each and every PA with the support and leadership of AAPA.

This free CME webinar series is part of AAPA’s commitment to identifying learning opportunities to advance the understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Register below to reserve your spot today. Each webinar will be recorded and made available afterward in AAPA’s Learning Central.

Webinar Replays

Developing the Next Generation of PA Leaders to Advance DEI and Health Equity

Speakers: Arielle Curry, PA-C; Maureen Bell, MD

Open to PAs and PA students, this webinar will cover practical tips to effect change and improve diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging efforts while developing a path forward for the next generation of healthcare leaders.


Genetics and Genomics Bundle

This live webinar provides an overview of the NIH’s All of Us Research Program and its resources, as well as a genetics update for PAs and an examination of the value of genetics in medicine and in addressing health disparities. In addition, it features a panel discussion and Q&A with representatives from All of Us community partners, including insights on their constituents’ experience with the program and more.

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Is Mental Health the Forgotten Pandemic?

Speaker: Megan Pinder, MMS, PA-C

Explore the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health, learn about disparities that underlie how the pandemic affected specific patient populations, and discuss solutions that can be helpful in everyday practice with patients.

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Integrating Race Conversations Into Healthy Patient-Provider Interactions

Speaker: Calbeth Chika Alaribe, MPH; PA Student, Morehouse School of Medicine

Learn to identify ways to talk about race openly with patients, especially patients of color. This interactive discussion also includes techniques for increasing patient-provider interactions with BIPOC communities.

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The Role of Social Determinants of Health in Clinical Practice and Subsequent Health Outcomes

Speaker: Daytheon Sturges, MPAS, PA-C, CAHIMS, CHES®

Learn about the effects of the social determinants of health (SDOH) on population health, how they inform your patient encounters and medical decision making, and the connection between SDOH and health outcomes. [Check out this article on PAs and SDOH from AAPA Research].

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Bias: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You and Your Patients

Speaker: Deanna Bridge Najera, PA-C

Learn about issues related to equity in healthcare, understand the concept of implicit bias, and examine how your own biases can impact the care your patients receive. [Learn more by reading this news story].

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