Kimani Paul-Emile & Alicia Fernandez Keynote
Please join us for a discussion with Drs. Kimani Paul-Emile and Alicia Fernandez, co-authors of "Dealing with Racist Patients" (New England Journal of Medicine, 2016). This event will cover the clinical, ethical, and legal pathways that individual physicians and their employers can explore to uphold an environment based on mutual respect and professional integrity.
DATE: Wednesday February 13, 2019
LOCATION: Tamkin Student Lecture Building, UCI Main Campus (Building # 831 on UCI Campus Map)
PARKING: General in Lots 82 & 83; AR in Lots 80, 81, & 82
About our Speakers:
Kimani Paul-Emile, JD, PhD is a Professor of Law, Associate Director and Head of Domestic Programs and Initiatives at Fordham Law School’s Center on Race, Law & Justice, and Faculty Co-Director of the Fordham Law School Stein Center for Law & Ethics. Dr. Paul-Emile specializes in the areas of law & biomedical ethics, law and inequality, race and the law, and health law.
Alicia Fernandez, MD is a Professor of Medicine at UCSF and a general internist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General where she practices primary care medicine and attends on the medical wards. Her expertise is in health and health care disparities, with a strong focus on diabetes, Latino health, immigrant health, and language barriers. Dr. Fernandez has also been appointed to the Board of Governors of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the National Academy of Science Roundtable on Health Literacy.
Sponsored by the UCI College of Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion with the UCI Center on Law, Equality, and Race (CLEAR)