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I-22: Achieving Health Equity Through the Medical Justice in Advocacy Fellowship and Rise to Health: A National Coalition for Equity in Health Care

Learning Objectives
1. List some actions professional organizations can take to advance health equity
2. Discuss why training a cohort of physician leaders in anti-racist, equity-centered policy analysis, development, and leadership is critical to advancing health equity
3. Describe how physicians are advancing equity through their organizational and advocacy work
2.5 Credits CME

This is a live activity that occurred on November 12, 2022. If you attended this activity in person and would like to claim CME credit or a certificate of participation, please click “Take Quiz”.

This two-session forum focuses on health equity and advocacy efforts led by physicians and professional organizations.

The first session will provide a brief overview of Rise to Health: A National Coalition for Equity in Health Care, at which attendees will learn about key strategies and concrete actions Professional Societies and individual health care practitioners can take to advance health equity. Discussion and networking will continue at the reception following the forum.

In the second session, the inaugural cohort of the Medical Justice in Advocacy Fellowship (MJAF) will present their culminating health equity projects. Projects encompass physician-led advocacy to advance health equity for marginalized and minoritized people and communities. Through rotating small group discussions, participants will explore these projects and identify opportunities for replication of physician-led advocacy in their own settings.

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Activity Information

AMA CME Accreditation Information

Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

If applicable, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

2.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;

2.5 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;

2.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and

2.5 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program;

It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.


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