EXPLORE 2024

AC Jackson Medical Society

Sat, Aug 24th, 2024

8:00am
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9:00am
University A

Black Maternal Health: Where Does Oklahoma Stand Compared to Rest of Nation

AC Jackson Medical Society
This presentation dives into the critical issue of healthcare disparities in Oklahoma. We’ll explore the data, uncovering the realities of unequal access to healthcare across the state. This includes data on racial and ethnic minorities, rural populations, and low-income communities disproportionately impacted by limited access to healthcare services. We’ll delve into areas like chronic illnesses,...
9:00am
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10:00am
University A

Oklahoma Managed Medicaid and Health Equity

AC Jackson Medical Society
This presentation dives into the critical issue of healthcare disparities in Oklahoma. We’ll explore the data, uncovering the realities of unequal access to healthcare across the state. This includes data on racial and ethnic minorities, rural populations, and low-income communities disproportionately impacted by limited access to healthcare services. We’ll delve into areas like chronic illnesses,...

VP Population Health, Clinical Operations & Health Equity - Oklahoma Complete Health, Centene

10:15am
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11:15am
University A

Do As I Say, Not As I Do: Depression and Burnout Among Physicians

AC Jackson Medical Society
Physician mental health has been increasingly discussed, largely due to the reports of physician suicides being at approximately 300 annually. Despite these numbers and the attention that this topic receives within our circles, physicians remain hesitant to engage in treatment due to fears of retaliation by their employers, hospital systems, and the medical board. Furthermore,...
11:15am
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12:15pm
University A

Beyond Massages and Meditation: Complimenting Treatments to Address Physician Wellness

AC Jackson Medical Society
Physician mental health has been increasingly discussed, largely due to the reports of physician suicides being at approximately 300 annually. Despite these numbers and the attention that this topic receives within our circles, physicians remain hesitant to engage in treatment due to fears of retaliation by their employers, hospital systems, and the medical board. Furthermore,...
12:15pm
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1:15pm
University A

Advocacy as a Response to Healthcare Disparities

AC Jackson Medical Society
This presentation aims to encourage physicians to become a driving force for positive change in healthcare through advocacy. We will navigate the landscape of healthcare advocacy. We’ll explore key resources and organizations like patient advocacy groups, professional medical associations, and government agencies. Next, we’ll dive into the ethical and professional responsibility of physicians to advocate...
1:30pm
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2:30pm
University A

Black Doctor/Red State: The Effect State Politics Have on Recruitment and Retention Efforts of Black Physicians

AC Jackson Medical Society
This presentation sheds light on the concerning challenge of underrepresentation of Black physicians in the healthcare system. We’ll begin by examining the root causes of this issue including implicit bias during medical school admissions, lack of mentorship opportunities, and micro aggressions within healthcare settings. Next, we’ll explore the consequences of this disparity including cultural competency...
2:30pm
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3:30pm
University A

How Partnerships between Physicians and Public Health Agencies Can Improve the Health of Our Communities

AC Jackson Medical Society
This presentation sheds light on the persistent health disparities faced by Black communities in the United States. We’ll examine the sobering statistics, revealing the higher rates of chronic diseases, infant mortality, and poorer overall health outcomes compared to white communities. Next, we’ll delve into the social determinants of health, the underlying factors beyond individual choices...
3:30pm
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4:30pm
University A

The Intersectionality of Being Black and Queer in Oklahoma

AC Jackson Medical Society
This presentation dives into the world of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) and its connection to healthcare. We’ll begin by defining key terms like sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. Next, we’ll explore the specific health disparities faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) communities. These disparities can include higher rates...
4:30pm
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5:00pm
University A

Resident/Student Mentoring Connection

AC Jackson Medical Society