Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Stigma and Culture

Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Stigma and Culture

Presented by:
Michelle Jacobs-Elliott, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine

Andres J. Pumariega, MD

Professor and Chief of the Child and Adolescent Division

Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine

Faculty Disclosure:

Dr. Jacobs-Elliott and Dr. Pumariega have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/.

Release Date: November 28, 2018
Expiration Date:  November 27, 2021

Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians

Learning Objectives:

As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Recognize the role that mental health stigma plays as a barrier to access to care.
2. Distinguish how culture contributes to different forms of mental health stigma that result in racial/ethnic disparities.
3. Evaluate how different elements of culturally competent mental health care can help to ameliorate mental health stigma.
4. Identify how workforce disparities in psychiatry and other mental health disciplines result from stigma, but how addressing these can also ameliorate stigma.

Requirements for successful completion: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test.

Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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If you have any questions please feel free to contact Martha Pennock Schaub at (352) 294-4918 or at marpen@ufl.edu