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Inequities in Addiction Treatment for Racial and Ethnic Minoritized Populations: How to Move Forward

Presenter Details
Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD
Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD
Addiction Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Dr. Jordan is an endowed Barbara Wilson Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, addiction psychiatrist and associate professor in the Department of Population Health at New York University (NYU) Grossman School of Medicine. She also serves as pillar co-lead for community engagement at NYU Langone’s Institute for Excellence in Health Equity. As principal investigator for the Jordan Wellness Collaborative (JWC), she leads a research, education and clinical program that partners with community members to provide optimal access to evidence-based treatments for racial and ethnic minoritized patients with mental health disorders. 

Additional Information

This is a Spark lecture and qualifies for 1 DEI credit.

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays (September-May) from 12 to 1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  • Identify at least two social and two political factors that contribute to the existence and propagation of drug overdose deaths among racial and ethnic minoritized people with opioid and other substance use disorders

  • Recognize at least three risk factors that have contributed to worsening addiction disparities among racial and ethnic minoritized populations with substance use disorders during COVID-19

  • Recite at least two factors that exist in non-traditional research modalities for racial and ethnic minoritized people with substance use disorders, which may be more culturally acceptable for these populations to improve addiction outcomes

CME Credit/Disclaimer

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity 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. 

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 12:00pm




Jamie Manser
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Psychiatry
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