Addressing Health Equity: A Public Health Essential

Source: Empire State Public Health Training Center

Length: 1.5 hours

Description: This course serves as a primer for illustrating the root causes that shape health and health disparities. In addition to describing the complex interplay of social conditions associated with health disparities, it also provides a framework for exploring public and community health frameworks for addressing health equity.

 

American Indian Health Policy and Health Disparities

Source: Californian Pacific Public Health Training Center (CALPACT) at UC Berkley’s School of Public Health

Length: 1 hour

Description: Dr. Donald Warne, MD, MPH, Director of the Master of Public Health Program at North Dakota State University, and Senior Policy Advisor to the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board, discusses the health disparities and public health needs of Native Americans.

 

Achieving Health Equity

Source:  Colorado School of Public Health, Center for Public Health Practice

Length: 1 hour

Description: Keynote address by Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD is a family physician and epidemiologist whose work focuses on the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation.  She seeks to broaden the national health debate to include not only universal access to high quality health care, but also attention to the social determinants of health (including poverty) and the social determinants of equity (including racism).

 

Racial Equity Learning Modules

Source:  Racial Equity Tools

Length: Varies by module

Description:  A wide variety of learning modules are included on this site.  A few of these include: