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Addiction Medicine Rounds: "Beyond Magic Bullets: White Race as Social Determinant of the Opioid Crisis"

The Yale Program in Addiction Medicine is pleased to welcome Helena Hansen, MD, PhD, for June Addiction Medicine Rounds. Dr. Hansen joins us from the University of California Los Angeles' David Geffen School of Medicine, where she is Professor and Chair of the Research Theme in Translational Social Science and Health Equity, as well as Associate Director of the Center for Social Medicine at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine.

Topic: Beyond Magic Bullets: White Race as Social Determinant of the Opioid Crisis

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define structural racism in relation to the opioid crisis.
  2. Identify two ways that whiteness is symbolically conveyed in neuroscience, drug development, and marketing.
  3. Discuss two interventions to counteract structural racism in opioid policy.

Addiction Medicine Rounds are CME accredited. Each session will be assigned 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

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  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

    Helena Hansen, MD, PhD
    Professor and Chair, Research Theme in Translational Social Science and Health Equity; Associate Director of the Center for Social Medicine

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