Safety Action Series

The Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care is pleased to sponsor and convene the Safety Action Series. The Series is comprised of free teleconferences on various topics relevant to promoting a culture of safety in women’s health care. The series is designed to be interactive and collaborative, with ample time allotted during each session for audience participation.

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Understanding Health Equity: How to Challenge Racial Disparities and Empower Women

September 24, 2019 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT


  • Review maternal health inequity through the lens of structural racism
  • Discuss concrete ways to challenge racial disparities through culturally-centered care
  • Address the importance of attention to postpartum care in improving maternal outcomes


Rachel Hardeman, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor,
Division of Health Policy and Management
School of Public Health
University of Minnesota


Rebecca Polston, CPM, LM

Owner, Director, Midwife,
Roots Community Birth Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Please see the following links for some quick pre-reading provided by the speakers of this webinar:

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See the button below for a list of resources provided by the speakers of this webinar. 



September 24, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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