Health Inequities in Chronic Kidney Disease in African Americans and Blacks

October 21, 2022

Dr. Bessie Young
Bessie Young, MD, MPH
Vice Dean, EDI, Office of Healthcare Equity, UW Medicine
University of Washington

Overview: 
Grand Rounds Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Review health inequities in kidney disease that occur for African Americans and Blacks
  • Describe the link between Apoliprotein L1 (APOL1) and kidney disease
  • Review the ethics of APOL1 and Kidney Disease