KC QVIC: Isms, Phobias & Micro-Aggressions in Healthcare

3:00-3:05 pm: Welcome & Overview of Quality & Value Innovation Consortium (QVIC) Activities

– Christina M. Pacheco, JD, MPH; Implementation Manager, KC Quality and Value Innovation Consortium; Saint Luke’s Health System (SLHS)

3:05-3:20 pm: Patient Advocate Perspective: Uzazi Village & The State of Black Maternal Health

Sandra Thornhill, MPA, Volunteer & Social Media Coordinator | Community Expert Review Board “CERB”, Uzazi Village

3:20-3:35 pm: Payer Perspective: Microaggressions, Deferred Care and Unequal Outcomes

– Carmen Parker-Bradshaw, DVP, Community Health, Quality & Accreditation, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

3:35-3:50 pm: Community Health Perspective: An inheritance of distrust, PTSD, language barriers and discrimination for people of color when seeking health care

-Frankie Barrera, Bilingual Community Prevention Specialist, Thrive Health Connection

3:50-3:55 pm Questions and Answer Session 1

– Stacy L Farr, PhD, MPH; Research Assistant Professor, University of Missouri Kansas City

3:55-4:10 pm: Research Perspective: Discrimination people involved in the criminal/legal system face when seeking health care

 Megha Ramaswamy, Ph.D., MPH, Professor, Department of Population Health, University of Kansas Medical Center

4:10-4:25 pm: Healthcare Perspective: Saint Luke’s Health System’s Journey with Isms, Phobias, and Micro-aggressions

 Michael L Weaver, MD, Medical Director Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Saint Luke’s Health System

4:25-4:30 pm Questions and Answer Session 2

– Stacy L Farr, PhD, MPH; Research Assistant Professor, University of Missouri Kansas City


Apr 15 2021


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Apr 15 2021
  • Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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