Unequal Treatment: Implications for Latino Health [online video]

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Original Publication Date


Journal/Book/Conference Title

Latino Health Summit, November 16-17, 2006

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The Latino Health Summit was sponsored by the VCU Center on Health Disparities and the VCU School of World Studies. It was held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Va., on November 16 - 17, 2006.

Date of Submission

June 2014


From the conference brochure:

The Institute of Medicine’s report “Unequal Treatment” explores how persons of color experience the health care environment. The report gives evidence for significant predictors that affect the quality of health care received based on race and ethnicity, even after socioeconomic differences are taken into account. Dr. Betancourt will highlight key issues involving racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare and describe how Latinos are disproportionately affected by these issues.