Duke Event to Feature Film, “The Deadliest Disease in America”

The North Carolina Medical Society is co-sponsoring the screening of a documentary film and a workshop series addressing racism in health care on Saturday, March 20, 2010, 9:30 a.m. at the Duke University School of Nursing Auditorium. The non-profit, community-based organization URU, the Right To Be, Inc. is collaborating with the Duke University School of Medicine to present producer/director Crystal Emory’s film, “The Deadliest Disease in America,” followed by three participatory workshops: “What Racism Looks Like in Health Care Delivery and Why You Should Report It,” “Doctor/Patient Communication,” and “Empowering Community Organizations to Work with Legislators for Change.”

The event is open and you can RSVP by March 15 at http://www.urutherighttobe.org/register%20or%20call%20919-599-4647.

Joining the NCMS in sponsoring the event are the Old North State Medical Society, Durham Academy of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy; Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People; Durham Congregations in Action; and Durham People’s Alliance.

View the Press Release.

View the Informational Flyer about this event.

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