Gillian K. SteelFisher
Ms. SteelFisher is a doctoral candidate in the Health Policy program at Harvard University.
Within the past three years, Ms. SteelFisher has been an employee and
consultant for a firm whose clients include: ACMI Corp., Aventis, ACMI
Corp., Aventis, Bayer Diagnostics, Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals,
Boston Scientific Corp., Bristol Myers Squibb Company, Common Sense, Inc.,
Cordis Corp., Genzyme Corp., ITC, Lehman Millet, McNeil-PPC, Inc.,
PerkinElmer, Inc., Pfizer, Inc., Rite Aid Corp., F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd., Schering-Plough Corp. and Unipath Limited.
This Cyberounds is adapted from a research report supported and first published by The Commonwealth Fund (www.cmwf.org).
Estimated time to complete:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- List and discuss reasons for disparities in the amount, timing and quality of health care across different ethnic and racial groups
- Describe the impact of the disparities on the overall health of the society
- Discuss possible strategies for equalizing and addressing disparities in health care services and delivery.