Hispanic Women/Latinas in Medicine: Critical Needs for Empowerment and Transformation in Practice 2024 - Livestream (virtual)

September 13, 2024 to September 15, 2024

Course Directors - Rosie D. Frazier, M.D., Mayo Clinic and Sofia Davila, M.D., FAAP, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

September 13 - 15, 2024 - Internet Live Activity - Scottsdale, Arizona

Through insightful discussions, attendees acquire a deep understanding of the unique challenges encountered by Hispanic women/Latinas in medicine and learn effective strategies to overcome them. Renowned speakers lead the discussion on a variety of topics, including career advancement, leadership skills, and work-life balance. This course addresses important issues such as equity advocacy, microaggressions, culturally sensitive care, and healthcare disparities among Hispanics. Whether a student, early-career professional, or established practitioner, this course provides a networking platform to connect, share experiences, and find mentorship to support your journey in healthcare.

Target Audience

Physician, physician assistant, nurse, nurse practitioner, resident fellow, and student.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify skills needed to overcome challenges faced by HWM.
  • List cultural biases related to HWM stereotypes that may impact patient care.
  • Assess practical strategies to increase well-being of HWM.
  • Define skills for HWM leadership development.
  • Recognize networking opportunities for HWM career advancement
  • Examine healthcare disparities in the Hispanic population
  • Contrast initiatives for community engagement in the Hispanic population.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
09/13/2024 - 7:20am
Event ends: 
09/15/2024 - 12:30pm
Internet Live Activity
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
United States

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Faculty
Evamaria Anvari, MD
Eva M. Carmona Porquera, MD, PhD
Rafael Fonseca, MD
Jean Fox, MD
Rosie Frazier, MD
Keith Jones, MA
Martha-Gracia Knuttinen, MD, PhD
Blanca Lizaola-Mayo, MD
Tisha Lunsford, MD
Mariela Rivera, MD
Leticia Rolon, MD
Laura Suarez Pardo, M.D.
Sarah Umar, MD
Ana Zamora Martinez, M.D.

Guest Faculty
Adriana Alvarez, MD
Mirla Avila, MD
Elizabeth Bonachea, MD
Sofia Davila, MD
Fiorella Hernandez, MD
Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD
Monica Hoff, MD
Akintade Latifat, MD
Connie Mariano, MD
Heidi Renpenning
Jeanette Schnierle, M.D.
Niko Verdecias, Dr.PH
Jenny Zablah, MD
Diana Zepeda-Orozco, MD, MS

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.


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Available Credit

  • 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.75 Attendance


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To claim credit for livestream participation in this course, learners must view the content during the hours posted for the live activity.  This course is not approved for on-demand delivery.

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