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What Kids and Kidneys Can Teach Us About Racism and Health Equity in Seattle

Objectives and Disclosures

Participants will be able to:

  1. Analyze racism and overview its historical context in the United States.
  2. Outline a few of the racial/ethnic health disparities we see in pediatric kidney care, linking them to structurally racist and unjust systems that perpetuate these disparities.
  3. Assess changes child health professionals can make to help dismantle systems of inequality and promote health equity and justice.

Planners and speaker disclose they have no relevant financial relationships.


Ray Bignall, MD, FAAP, FASN
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine; Chief Diversity and Health Equity Officer, Director of Kidney Health Advocacy and Community Engagement for the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Nationwide Children’s Hospital



Seattle Children’s is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association CME Accreditation Committee to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Seattle Children’s designates this online educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 1 hour of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Videos are available for only one year after posting.

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