Conference To Examine Racism in Health Care Delivery

Special workshops and the screening of the documentary, The Deadliest Disease in America, will be part of a conference that will examine racism in health care delivery on Saturday, March 20, 2010, 9:30 am, at the Duke University School of Nursing Auditorium. The film was produced and directed by Crystal Emery, and the conference is being presented by URU, The Right To Be, Inc. in collaboration with the Duke University School of Medicine.

Following the film, participants can choose one of three workshops:

  • Doctor/Patient Communication
  • Empowering Community Organizations to Work with Legislators for Change
  • What Racism Looks Like in Health Care Delivery and Why You Should Report It

Please RSVP by March 15 at http://www.urutherighttobe.org/register, or call 919-599-4647.

This event is open and co-sponsored by the North Carolina Medical Society; Durham Academy of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy; Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People; Durham Congregations In Action; and Old North State Medical Society.

To preview a trailer of the film please visit http://www.urutherighttobe.org/, operated by the non-profit, community-based URU The Right to Be, Inc.

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