Health Disparities 2021

Health Disparities 2021 is a module within the 2021 Virtual Opioid Rounds. You will be able to claim credit for all modules you complete at the end of the course.

The Health Disparities 2021 module contains:

  • A presentation you must watch in order to claim credit for this module. Please note that there is no audio in the presentation. 
  • Evaluation
  • Credit claiming (0.5 credits)

Once you complete this module, you can navigate back to the Parent Course, Virtual Opioid Rounds: A Multidisciplinary Approach, and select another module from the Take Course Tab.

After you have completed your selected modules, select the Virtual Opioid Rounds Evaluation & Summary Module to complete the overall evaluation and access your CME certificate.

Target Audience

This module is designed for members of the MCW community - MCW Faculty, MCP, CSG, CMG, CP and Zablocki VA physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with a current DEA certificate and who prescribe opioids for pain management.

Learning Objectives

Learners who engage in the educational content will be able to:

  • Review patient cases within the context of opioids and the disparities that exist around opioid prescribing and pain management
  • Define health disparities, populations at risk, and framework for discussion
  • Review the known disparities and contributors of disparities that exist based on the literature to include patient-related factors, provider-related factors, and system-related factors


Additional information


Office of Continuing Professional Development
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-4900
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 0.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Leonard E. Egede, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine & Eminent Scholar
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine 
Director, Center for Advancing Population Science (CAPS)
Associate Director for Diversity, Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center
Co-Director MCW CTSI KL2 Program
Director, MCW CTSI Master’s in Clinical/Translational Research

Jessica M. Grusnick, MPAS, PA-C
Physician Assistant, General Internal Medicine 
Center for Advancing Population Science (CAPS)
Medical College of Wisconsin

Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 0.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Credits can be claimed once you have completed all the modules you have chosen.  

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 0.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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