Learning and Using the Policymaking Process to Serve Minoritized Communities
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Video Transcription
Hello! welcome to learning and using the policy making process to serve minorities communities.
My name is Sarahina Cooper Program Manager with the American College of Preventive Medicine, and I will be moderating this webinar session.
Take time to introduce yourself, and your organization in the chat. It is a pleasure to be with you all today.
This webinar is made possible by the project Improving Minority Position Capacity to Address COVID-19 Disparities.
One of our two supplemental awards funded by the CDC
COVID-19 Response Supplement. The purpose of Improving Minority
Physician Capacity to Address COVID-19 Disparities is to enhance the capacity of physician-led practices to implement
Video Summary
This video transcript is from a webinar focused on the policy making process to serve minority communities. The webinar was organized by the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and funded by the CDC. The presenters, Dr. William Jordan and Kimberly Ramseur, discussed the importance of health equity in policy making and provided examples of policies that address social determinants of health.

The presenters highlighted the difference between equality and equity, emphasizing that equitable policies aim to address the root causes of disparities. They also discussed the role of stakeholders in defining problems and finding policy solutions. Examples of policies were provided, including those related to care coordination and social determinants of health. The presenters emphasized the importance of community engagement and stakeholder involvement in the policy process.

The webinar also addressed the issue of advocacy versus lobbying for physicians and provided resources for physicians interested in advocacy work. Dr. Jordan shared his personal experience in advocacy and provided advice for younger physicians and residents interested in getting involved.

Participants were encouraged to share their current policy priorities and ongoing advocacy efforts in the chat. The webinar concluded with a Q&A session and information about additional resources and advocacy training opportunities provided by ACPM.
policy making process
minority communities
health equity
social determinants of health
care coordination
community engagement

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