Understanding and Addressing Disparities in Diagnosis: Case 2

Understanding and Addressing Disparities in Diagnosis Learning Series

Understanding and Addressing Disparities in Diagnosis: Case 2 explores a case in the outpatient setting. The case focuses primarily on the difference in appearance of certain conditions on melanotic skin, as well as the differences in treatment some people of color may face as patients due to bias.

This module offers both CME and MOC credit free to members and for a small fee to non-members.

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This learning hub and its contents is funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation through a grant program administered by the Council of Medical Specialty Societies.


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Understanding and Addressing Disparities in Diagnosis Learning Series

ACP’s interactive series on diagnostic excellence offers evidence-based strategies clinicians can use to improve diagnostic decision making by mitigating the effects of unconscious bias related to race, ethnicity, gender, and other identities, leading to improved outcomes for patients.

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The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The American College of Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn .75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.  

Release Date:  August 10, 2023 
End Date:  August 9, 2026