Asian Americans: Model Minority Myth

May 6, 2022

LIVESTREAM (Virtual)

Hosted by the Houston Methodist Asian Heritage Employee Resource Group

This lecture presents historical data on how immigration laws have influenced the Asian American medical workforce as the overrepresented minority. It encourages reflection on implicit bias, aggregated data, and steps to promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion for Asian Americans in medicine.

Fees

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Houston Methodist (HM) employeeFree 
Physician (non-HM located within the Greater Houston Area)$35  
Physician (non-HM located outside the Greater Houston Area)$20
Resident / Fellow (non-HM located within the Greater Houston Area)$30
Resident / Fellow (non-HM located outside the Greater Houston Area)$15
Allied Health Professional / All OthersFree

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the impact of immigration law on Asian American representation in medicine
  • Discuss the problems of omission, aggregation, and extrapolation in Asian American population health data
  • Analyze overrepresentation of Asian Americans in the medical workforce and underrepresentation in leadership 
  • Discuss implicit bias, microaggressions, intersectionality, and steps toward promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    • 1.00 Medical Ethics and/or Professional Responsibility
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/22/2022
Course expires: 
06/06/2022
Event starts: 
05/06/2022 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/06/2022 - 1:00pm CDT
Cost:
$35.00
LIVESTREAM (Virtual)

 

 

Corrina Yu, MD

Dr. Corinna Yu is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesia at Indiana University and Chair of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Justice Committee for the Department of Anesthesia. She was a board member for Women in Anesthesiology and founded the first statewide women in anesthesiology conference in Indiana. She serves on the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Professional Diversity and won a mentorship grant to explore English as a second language in medical students. Her article, "Asian Americans: The Overrepresented Minority?" has sparked conversation internationally. She is here to present, "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Asian Americans in Medicine."

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    • 1.00 Medical Ethics and/or Professional Responsibility
  • 1.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$35.00
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Fees

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Houston Methodist (HM) employeeFree 
Physician (non-HM located within the Greater Houston Area)$35  
Physician (non-HM located outside the Greater Houston Area)$20
Resident / Fellow (non-HM located within the Greater Houston Area)$30
Resident / Fellow (non-HM located outside the Greater Houston Area)$15
Allied Health Professional / All OthersFree