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Addressing Macro- and Micro-aggressions in the Practice

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Webinar 4 of 6 in the 2021 ASDS Diversity, Equity, Inclusion series

Moderators
Rohit Kakar, MD and Farah Moustafa, MD

Panelists
Mitalee Christman, MD; Jeanine Downie, MD; Corey Hartman, MD; Mary Maloney, MD; and Valencia Thomas, MD

Description
On-demand access to webinar held on September 13,2021. Faculty discuss the meaning of macro and micro-aggressions and provide example scenarios of these actions in clinical practice. The role of implicit bias will be discussed and how these aggressions can be avoided through improved self-awareness, as well as how to address witnessed micro-aggressions by others.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define "macro" and "micro-aggressions" and how individuals inadvertently contribute to this in the workplace
  • Recognize how micro-aggressions affect staff, students, medical providers and patients
  • Discuss techniques and actions to address witnessed micro-aggressions in the workplace

CME:
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢
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We gratefully acknowledge Allergan, La Roche-Posay and Merz for their generous support of this educational activity.


The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASDS designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.