Improving Equity and Access: Quantifying and Combating Racial and Ethnic Disparity in HCT (After the Results webinar series)

June 23, 2022

Learning Objectives

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to: 

  • review recent trends in access to and outcomes of HCT among different racial and ethnic groups to identify disparities.
  • interpret gaps in access to HCT and clinical trials diversity through exploration of a recent study from the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT CTN).
  • describe how transplant center outreach to hematology/oncology practices and coordinated care can improve HCT access and combat racial and ethnic disparities.
  • identify major barriers faced by patients in need of HCT, particularly those from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.  
  • explain the role transplant centers and community hematology/oncology practices can play in addressing disparities and improving access to care.   
Additional information


Samantha Watters
Phone Number: 
+1 (410) 610-4326
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
  • 1.00 NP Contact Hours
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/23/2022 - 12:30am CDT
Event ends: 
06/23/2022 - 1:30pm CDT
United States
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Stephen R Spellman

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.






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Mary Horowitz


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ACCME Accreditation Statement: 

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

AMA Credit Designation Statement: 

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals: 

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.  

Nurse Practitioner: 

The Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners: AANP Provider Number 150930. This program has been approved for up to 1.00 contact hours of continuing education. Nurse Practitioners should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
  • 1.00 NP Contact Hours


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