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Toxic Stress, Race, Bias and Interaction with SDOH and Health Inequities

Learning Objectives
1. Define types of toxic stress
2. Define how chronic toxic stress known as “allostatic load” can be measured
3. Examine the relationship of Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) and allostatic load with chronic diseases
4. Discuss chronic toxic stress in relationship to racial and ethnic health disparities
5. Review case study of ACEs, toxic stress and chronic disease
6. Develop recommendations for addressing toxic stress
1 Credit CME

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Activity Information

Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Rodney Hood, MD, FACP, Careview Medical Group

Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.

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