Virtual CME Program
1.00 CME/CE Credit
Bridging the Gap with Dr. Hall: Patient-Centered Clinical Care of African Americans: Disparities in Stress, Mental Illnesses, and Pain Management
This session will provide an overview of the health disparities related to post-pandemic stress, anxiety, and depression. Because of lower vaccine uptake in communities of color, many are remaining isolated and aloof. We will also look at the demographics of mental illnesses across races/ethnicities as well as look at perspectives on the differences noted. Finally, approaches to pain management difficulties in communities of color will be reviewed.
- Review the trends and health disparities in the US related to stress, isolation, depression, and the COVID-19 pandemic
- Explore potential differences in the prevalence of mental illnesses in African Americans compared to other populations
- Discuss the accepted strategies for identifying patients at risk for opioid abuse as well as those whose pain can be safely treated
Gregory L. Hall, MD
Medical Director, Cutler Center for Men, University Hospitals of Cleveland
Associate Professor of Integrative Medical Sciences, Northeast Ohio Medical Center, Rootstown, OH
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical Center, Rootstown, OH
Assistant Clinical Professor in Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Executive Director, National Institute for African American Health, Cleveland, OH
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Gregory L. Hall, MD: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
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