Systems can be difficult to observe, particularly when we exist inside them. So, when health care is accused of systemic racism, the evidence is not equally visible to everyone.

In this webinar, we will consider case studies that reveal how the legacy of racism still operates in health care and how interprofessional collaborative practice can help mitigate its harmful effects.

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Presenter Bio

Dr. Peter S. Cahn

Peter S. Cahn joined MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2012 as Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Professor of Health Professions Education. In that role, he oversees faculty recruitment and retention, curricular integration and assessment, and library and instructional design. Previously, he served as the inaugural Director of Faculty Development and Diversity at Boston University Department of Medicine, where he was a founding member of the New England Network on Faculty Affairs. Trained as a cultural anthropologist, his research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, and the Harvard Radcliffe Institute. His publications on faculty development, interprofessional education and practice, and diversity, equity, and inclusion have appeared in Academic Medicine, Journal of Interprofessional Care, and Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. He received an AB from Harvard University, MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

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