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Ethnicity Matters: The Impact of COVID-19 on Minority and Rural Populations


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s), 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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MAOPS - Missouri
Faculty:
Mark Baldwin, DO, FACOI, FASN
Duration:
54 Minutes
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Description

In this lecture, Dr. Baldwin will discuss and help physicians understand the increased risks of COVID-19 faced by minorities and rural populations.  He will address the roles of the social determinants of health in the pandemic.  He will also address the role of expanded Medicaid programs. He will conclude by discussing the challenges and successes in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Objectives:
•    Understand the increased risks faces by minority and rural populations
•    Understand the roles of the Social Determinants of Health in the COVID-19 pandemic
•    Understand the risk factors for infection and death from COVID-19
•    Understand the impact of COVID-19 on minority and rural populations
•    Understand the challenges and successes in COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditä.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Disclosure:
The MAOPS Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

 

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Dr. Mark Baldwin graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences – College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1983. He completed a rotating internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine – Midwestern University and a fellowship in Renal Disease and Hypertension at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Baldwin is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine and as a Medical Examiner by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners. He is also certified as a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension.

During his twenty-plus years in private practice in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Baldwin was actively involved in all medical education levels. He developed and taught the renal curriculum at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine for fifteen years. Dr. Baldwin is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Yakima, Washington. He is involved in research on chronic kidney disease in agricultural workers and has received numerous teaching awards.

Dr. Baldwin 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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