Presentation on theme: "Emerging Paradigms of Diversity in the Health Professions"— Presentation transcript:
1 Emerging Paradigms of Diversity in the Health Professions Marquette L. Cannon-Babb, Pharm.D., CGPTemple University School of PharmacyAssistant Dean of AdmissionsProfessor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
2 GLOBAL HEALTH RISKS:Mortality & Burden of Disease
5 Racism & Health Domains, Levels & Life Course EmbodimentPathways of EmbodimentCumulative Interplay of exposure,susceptibility & resistanceAccountability & AgencyLEVELS:Societal & EcosystemPolitical Economy & EcologyEconomic &Social DeprivationGlobalNationalRegionalAreaHouseholdIndividualSocial TraumaToxins, Pathogens, & HazardsPathways:Standards of LivingExposuresOccupationalEnvironmentalSocialTargetedMarketingInadequateMedical CareThis model is rather confusing by the fact that none of the descriptors (blue boxes) is labelled “racism” or “biology”Historical Context & GenerationResponse toDiscriminationLife Course:In uteroinfancychildhoodadulthoodAdapted from: Krieger N (2000, 2008)
6 ECOSOCIAL THEORYA theory of systematic approach wherein patterns of disease distribution are described in relation to health inequitiesEMBODIMENThow people literally exemplify (embody) their life experiencesPATHWAYS of EMBODIMENThow life experiences result in diverse outcomes (e.g., physical, chemical, biological, social exposures)“This may involve gene expression (not just gene frequency)”CUMULATIVE INTERPLAY of EXPOSUREBoth biological & social exposures susceptibility & resistanceAccountability & AgencyInvolves social inequalities in health & assessment strategies that are or are not monitored, analyzed, and addressed
8 Eight Trends in Changing Healthcare Workforce Retirement of the “Baby Boomers”Loss of skilled senior personnel while managerial positions and “generalists” are easier to replaceShortage of skilled health IT professionalsHighly skilled programmers, clinicians, techniciansImpending trend in significant turnoverUndertrained millennial generationActual skill level of recent graduates ?> encouragement of college students to IT jobsChanging future of healthcare leadershipRise of more open communication & collaborationImpact of company culture on recruitment & retainmentYounger generations desire to have a broader say in businessIT = informatics technology
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