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Dismantling Structural Racism in Mental Health: Challenges & Opportunities | Ruth Shim, MD, MPH

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Event Details

Thursday, October 21, 2021
12-1:15 p.m.
Wisconsin Psychiatric Institute and Clinics (WisPIC)
Also offered online
Structural racism is the main driver of mental health inequities and poor mental health outcomes, and yet, few understand the outsized role that structural racism plays in the identification, diagnosis, and management of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This presentation will examine key concepts associated with structural racism, provide clear examples of how structural racism manifests in our mental health care system, and discuss strategies for dismantling structural racism in...