Event: Intersectionality and Health Conference: Breaking Down Barriers to Quality Care
Authors: Multiple event planners and speakers
Keywords: Health Equity
This student-led conference took place on April 21, 2018. It provided training for students and those working in health-oriented professions, including social work, public health, medicine, community health work, nursing, and dentistry to provide better care and eliminate health inequities. The day-long event focused on the challenges people with multiple marginalized, intersecting identities face at the individual and systems level when accessing medical, mental health, and social services.