Racism in Medicine and The Flawed use of BMI

The Racism in Medicine and The Flawed Use of BMI course lead by Dr. Sean Wharton.

Nicole Pearce · July 10, 2023

The Racism in Medicine and The Flawed Use of BMI course lead by Dr. Sean Wharton is. designed to explore the intersectionality of racism in the medical field, taking a look at the history of racism in medicine as well as current instances. This course will also explore the flawed use of BMI and how it is not an adequate predictor of health. This course is ideal for healthcare practitioners who want to educate themselves on the intersection of racism in the field of medicine and proactively combat it within their field of obesity management.

Dr. Sean Wharton, MD FRCPC, PharmD
Adjunct Professor McMaster University, York University, University of Toronto
Wharton Medical Clinic

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  • 1 Lesson