Structural Competency: Engaging Stigma and Inequality in Medicine and Medical Training
Jonathan Metzl, MD, PhD, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society; Director, Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, and Professor of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University
At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:
Identify the historical origins of Structural Competency
Describe the structural bases of stigmatizations of mental illness in the United States
Discuss how the structural origins of stigma vs schizophrenia intersected with political anxieties about race.
Explain the benefits of training pre-health students in structural competency