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DFMCH Grand Rounds Forum: Improving Birth Outcomes for Black Families by Connecting Care and Community to Advance Health Equity

February 8 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Family Medicine and Community Health:


    • Adrian Jones, UW Health Program Manager, Community Health Improvement
    • Ariel Robbins, MPH, Program Director, Dane County Health Council
    • Jawana Echols-Anderson, Community Health Worker Supervisor, UW Health

Moderator: Shelly Shaw, MPH

As a result of this educational session, participants will be able to:

    • Outline Community Health Improvement and its role in program development.
    • Improve and increase access to community resources.
    • Support expansion of workforce diversity via career pathways for doulas, community health workers, and health promoters.
    • Summarize current efforts of the Dane County Health Council in eliminating Black-white racial disparities in birth outcomes.

Intended Audience: All are welcome. The DFMCH Forum is a multidisciplinary and interprofessional conference series designed to highlight advances in clinical care, health equity, primary care research, medical education, and public, community and population health. The DFMCH Forum qualifies for a maximum of 1AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

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