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Belonging: The Intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Physician Well-being

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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OPSO - Oregon
Al'ai Alvarez, MD, FAAEM, FACEP
53 Minutes
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First presented at the 2021 Virtual Osteopathic Conference, OPSO is pleased to offer this presentation as an on-demand CME seminar. 

In this presentation Dr. Alvarez will:

- Describe strategies to continue life-long learning in cultural competency
- How to relate to patients in a manner that recognizes the context and complexities of provider-patient interactions and preserves the dignity of individuals, families, and communities
- Applying knowledge and skills to care effectively for patients from diverse cultures, groups and communities


The Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances may be directed to OPSO Executive Director at All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



Al'ai Alvarez, MD, FAAEM, FACEP's Profile

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Dr. Al'ai Alvarez is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Emergency Medicine and an Assistant Program Director in the Stanford Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Alvarez is board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is a fellow for the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and a Diplomate for the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine in Buffalo, New York. He focuses on the interdependence of residency well-being with performance improvement on patient experience, quality and patient safety, diversity, equity and inclusion, and medical education.

Dr. Alvarez serves as the co-chair of the Stanford Well MD's Physician Wellness Forum and is one of the peer supporters for Well MD's Physician Resource Network (PRN) Support for faculty and trainees. He co-chairs the largest diversity mentoring initiative in Emergency Medicine through ACEP and EMRA. Dr. Alvarez has given several grand rounds and national conference lectures and workshops on relevant topics in gratitude and compassion, physician well-being, burnout, the imposter syndrome, as well as increasing leadership capacity and mentorship to enhance diversity and inclusion. Dr. Alvarez works on recruitment in faculty, graduate, and undergraduate medical education with a particular interest in finding ways to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in medicine.

Dr. Alvarez discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.



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