UCSF CME: Understanding the Roots of Racism and Bias:
Anti-Blackness, and Its Links to Whiteness, White Racism, Privilege, and Power 2023

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Overview Objectives Accreditation Course Outline
Chairs Faculty Travel & Lodging Cancellation Policy

Department: Medicine
Course Number: MMC24096E
Activity Start Date: March 8, 2024
Activity End Date: March 9, 2024

Live Stream Interactive Webinar


Early Bird Ends - February 6, 2024
Physicians $625.00
Advanced Practice Professionals $525.00
Other Health Care Professionals $475.00
Residents/Fellows $450.00
Lawyers $600.00

Regular Fee Begins - February 7, 2024
Physicians $675.00
Advanced Practice Professionals $600.00
Other Health Care Professionals $525.00
Residents/Fellows $500.00
Lawyers $650.00


Physician 1 Day Registration $425.00
APP 1 Day Registration $375.00



Phase (Exercise) One – Understanding the Roots of Racism: is a multi-day intensive group workshop focused on disrupting racism and racial bias, increasing awareness of perpetual, systematic racial inequities through the lens of race, sex, and gender. The process consists of analyzing information to establish a baseline understanding of racial situations to better understand historical and current inequities, and disproportionate outcomes. It includes an experiential analysis and evaluation of the psychology and sociology of white supremacy, anti-blackness, anti-non-Whiteness, human behavior, and ongoing impacts to traditionally and perpetually marginalized communities, the result of living in a structurally racist and sexist culture. It is an essential starting point for any person or organization attempting to address or solve issues involving race (i.e., disproportionate outcomes by race, racial bias, racial exclusion, underrepresentation, anti-racism leadership practices, etc.). Participants engage in interactive exercises to provide opportunities to evaluate their own biases and examine how they fit into the larger cultural experience in the United States. This deep learning takes place in a supportive, encouraging, and challenging environment, with the goal of increasing cohesion, concern and understanding of the human experience.

This course will be offered as a live interactive virtual conference.  Login instructions along with the digital syllabus will be shared with attendees a week before the meeting.  Included in your registration fee is access to the course recordings on demand (available within a week after the conference) for any sessions that you miss, available for up to 30 days post-course.

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Upon completing this exercise, you will:

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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of  AMA PRA Category 16.25 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity meets the requirements under California Assembly Bill 1195, continuing education and cultural and linguistic competency.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

CAMFT: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s, and/or LEP’s. UCSF maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Course meets the qualifications for 16.25 hours of continuing education credit for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education Credit (MCLE), through the State Bar of California, for the period: October 28, 2022 to October 27, 2024. MCLE Provider Number is 18676.

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Course Outline:

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Dante King

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Travel & Lodging:

Live Stream Interactive Webinar

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing 5 days before the first day of the course, 50% of the registration fee will be refunded. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after this day.

Please email your requests to RegEmail@ucsf.edu

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