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Virtual Grand Rounds: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: How to Address Microaggressions

Silver Hill Hospital
Presented by:

Lindsay Smart, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Leadership and Faculty Equity & Inclusion
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Office for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Associate Professor and Clinical Psychologist
University of New Mexico Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Wednesday, September 14th, 2022
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Live Presentation via Zoom

This presentation will introduce what microaggressions are and how to understand them from the context of subtle acts of exclusion. It will also provide information that individuals can use to prevent making microaggressions themselves and to intervene when they see them happening around them.


Educational Objectives   

As a result of participating in this activity, learners should be able to:

Demonstrate awareness of what microaggressions are in order to minimize likelihood of committing a microaggression
Explain steps you can take to prevent microaggressions and to intervene when you see microaggressions happening to yourself and others

Accreditation Statement: Silver Hill Hospital is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: Silver Hill Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been approved for 1.5 Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal. Approval also meets the continuing education criteria for CT LMFTs, LPCs, and licensed psychologists.

NASW CT: This program meets the cultural competence requirement for license renewal.

Disclosure: No one in control of content has indicated a relevant financial relationship with an ACCME defined commercial interest.