In collaboration with Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS), the AAMC presented a webinar series in 2018-19 titled: Promising Practices to Improve Hispanic Health. This series was designed to promote increased awareness, foster discussion, and catalyze further research among health professions faculty on promising practices to advance Hispanic health.
1. The State of Hispanic Health and Implications for the Future
This webinar introduces the current status of health in Hispanic communities. National leaders in this field discussed the unique challenges facing Hispanic communities, current local and national public health efforts to address these challenges, and identify existing approaches within academic medicine to advance Hispanic health in the United States.
2. Approaches to Hispanic Health Research
In this webinar, national leaders discuss current trends in research practices to advance Hispanic health in the U.S. and globally. They also discuss approaches to community research partnerships, as well as interventions used to reduce Hispanic health disparities at the national level. At the conclusion of this webinar, participants should be able to discuss current practice approaches to Hispanic research at the community, national, and global levels; describe intervention trends in reducing Hispanic health disparities; and examine common challenges and barriers in Hispanic health research.
3. Developing the Pipeline for Health Professionals to Advance Hispanic Health
This webinar discusses the importance of utilizing multiple approaches to developing a pipeline to the health professions for Hispanic students as a key strategy in eliminating health disparities for Hispanic populations. Panelists describe current approaches to building a research pipeline to advance Hispanic health and identify promising practices in national and local pipeline programs for Hispanic students.