Upcoming Symposium: Managing Medical Distrust (June 16-17, 2021)

Posted May 28, 2021

Managing Medical Distrust Symposium June 16-17, 2021


The purpose of this virtual symposium is to provide attendees with information about how medical mistrust and distrust have adversely impacted efforts to end the HIV epidemic. This event will also provide attendees with strategies to meaningfully engage priority populations in efforts to address medical mistrust and distrust, increase the trustworthiness of healthcare providers, and end the HIV epidemic. 

Learning Objectives 

By the end of the symposium, attendees will be able to: 

Describe medical mistrust and its historical context in discrimination and racism with communities of color 

Explain the adverse impact of medical mistrust on ending the HIV epidemic 

Identify language, policy, and practice that breeds mistrust and healthcare disengagement 

Identify conceptual frameworks and best practices that inform actionable steps at the individual, organization, and systems level to foster trust with communities of color 

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3,278,366. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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