National Minority Health Month

Last modified: April 1,  2021

April is National Minority Health Month, and what better time to prioritize health equity than in today’s increasingly diverse world? Understanding and addressing the differences among the populations you serve can help make the health care system work better for everyone.

To help health care professionals navigate the complexities of cultural competency and reducing health disparities, OptumHealth Education and UnitedHealthcare have created two accredited education activities. These web-based courses are available on-demand and at no cost to providers.

Advancing Health Equity series

  • Audience: All health care professionals
  • 3.50 Continuing Medical Education (CME)/Continuing Education (CE) credits

Address Maternal Mortality activity

  • Audience: All health care professionals can benefit, especially obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) and pediatricians
  • 1.50 CME/CE credits

Additional resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)+