Epidemiology Seminar: Jay Kaufman - Differential Treatment in Medical Practice: Racism Without Racists

Event

McIntyre Medical Building Room 504, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA


Jay Kaufman

Differential Treatment in Medical Practice: Racism Without Racists


1. Consider formal definitions for discrimination in medical treatment that account for covariates;

2. Discuss various study designs for detecting discrimination in relation to conscious and unconscious bias, and considering the sources of this bias;

3. Evaluate an example one common medical algorithm in kidney disease epidemiology to consider whether it is rational or ethical.