September 23, 2013

8:00-8:45 Breakfast and Registration
Opening Remarks
8:45-8:50 Deborah Bolnick, Conference Organizer (University of Texas at Austin)
8:50-8:55 Steven Leslie, Provost (University of Texas at Austin)
8:55-9:10 All Things are not Equal: The Texas Model for Addressing Disproportionality and Health Disparities – Joyce James (Texas Health and Human Services Commission)
Session #1: Understanding Human Variation, Race, and Ethnicity in the Genomic Age
Chair: Deborah Bolnick
9:10-9:15 Session Introduction – Deborah Bolnick (University of Texas at Austin)
9:15-9:35 Exploring Physicians’ Knowledge, Use, and Beliefs about Race and Genetic Variation – Vence Bonham (National Institutes of Health)
9:35-9:55 Distribution of Human Genetic Variation: Implications for Health and Disease – Charles Rotimi (National Institutes of Health)
9:55-10:05 Discussion
Coffee Break
Session #2: Evidence-Based Medicine and the Social Determinants of Health
Chair: John Hartigan
10:20-10:25 Session Introduction – John Hartigan (University of Texas at Austin)
10:25-10:45 Understanding How Racism is Embodied: Why It Matters to Medicine – Dorothy Roberts (University of Pennsylvania)
10:45-11:05 Meaning and Measurement of Race: Lessons from Hypertension in the African Diaspora – Clarence Gravlee (University of Florida)
11:05-11:25 From Social Determinants to Structural Intervention: A Challenge to the Clinic – Helena Hansen (New York University)
11:25-11:45 Making Medical Diagnosis and Treatment Decisions Based on Scientific Evidence Rather than Racial/Ethnic Stereotypes – Jay Kaufman (McGill University)
11:45-12:00 Discussion
12:00-1:10 Lunch
Session #3: Clinical Best Practices: Improving Care and Reducing Health Disparities
Chair: Rayna Rapp
1:10-1:15 Session Introduction – Rayna Rapp (New York University)
1:15-1:35 Medicine is Complex. So is Race. – Jonathan Kahn (Hamline University School of Law)
1:35-1:55 Recognizing Racially Motivated Diagnosis and Treatment – John Hoberman (University of Texas at Austin)
1:55-2:15 Health Disparities, Clinical Care, and the Hispanic Population – Kyriakos Markides (University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston)
2:15-2:35 Best Practices to Improve Clinical Outcomes – Richard Garcia (Pediatrician, Physician Executive, and Author)
2:35-2:55 Stigma, Race, and the Structure of Diagnostic Knowledge – Jonathan Metzl (Vanderbilt University)
2:55-3:15 Structural Competency: Learning from the Care of Latino Migrant Farmworkers – Seth Holmes (University of California, Berkeley)
3:15-3:30 Discussion
3:30-3:45 Coffee Break
Session #4: Best Practices for Medical Education in the 21st Century
Chair: Michael Montoya
3:45-3:55 Add Culture and Stir – Karen-Sue Taussig (University of Minnesota)
3:55-4:05 Lessons from the University of Chicago – Ernesto Gonzalez (University of Chicago)
4:05-4:15 PRIME-LC: Protecting El Cariño – Jamie McGuire (Northwestern University Prentice Women’s Hospital)
4:15-4:25 An Interdisciplinary Certificate Program in Health Disparities – Paul Godley (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
4:25-4:35 What Really Matters? Experience, Design, and Outcomes – Diane Magrane (Drexel University)
4:35-5:00 Panel Discussion – Moderator: Michael Montoya (University of California, Irvine)
5:00-5:25 Discussion
Moderator: Jonathan Metzl (Vanderbilt University)
5:25-5:30 Closing Remarks
Randy Diehl, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts (University of Texas at Austin)


September 24, 2013

8:00-5:00 Working Group for Invited Participants Only