Virtual CME: Race in Medicine: A Conversation
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This LIVE virtual CME session brings together a panel of physicians to discuss the implications for using race as a proxy for biology in medicine and how to move away from race-based medicine and clinical-decision making. No cost. Registration required. Register » | Event details »

 Export to Your Calendar 8/25/2020
When: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
7:30 - 8:30 pm Central
Where: online
United States
Contact: Jami Burbidge,, 952-224-3874

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Event Details

The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP), Twin Cities Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association and Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics are co-hosting an important LIVE conversation on the use of race in medicine and medical decision making.

This LIVE panel discussion builds on a race-based medicine presentation from the MAFP Virtual Refresher, “What’s Race Got to Do With It? The Use of Race in Medical Decision-Making and Clinical Care.” Registrants are asked to listen to that session prior to the panel discussion, either on your own time OR join others for a streaming of the session immediately prior to the panel conversation (beginning at 6:45 pm). Listen to “What’s Race Got to Do With It?”


Event Timing

  • 6:45 pm – Optional streaming of “What’s Race Got to Do With It?” presentation
  • 7:30 pm – LIVE panel discussion


  • Moderator: Zeke McKinney, MD, MPH, MHI, occupational medicine physician and chief medical editor for Minnesota Medicine (bio)
  • Panelist: Andrea Westby, MD, FAAFP, family physician and MAFP Health Equity Task Force co-chair (bio)
  • Panelist: Mary Owen, MD, family physician and Center of American Indian and Minority Health director (bio)
  • Panelist: Nathan Chomilo, MD, pediatrician and adjunct assistant professor at the University of Minnesota (bio)

Zoom Details

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Continuing Medical Education

Application for CME credit for the Live session has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Participants must register in order to receive CME.

AAFP Credit System Approved

Activity #89791: What’s Race Got to Do With It? (pre-recorded presentation)
This Enduring Material activity, What’s Race Got to Do With It? The Use of Race in Medical Decision-Making and Clinical Care, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 07/22/2020. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency: AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.


Registration is free and will remain open through August 25.


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