The Social Medicine Consortium will hold a conference April 29 at Malcolm X Community College, 1900 Jackson Blvd., Chicago, in the conference center, to address health inequalities. The conference will examine how health care providers are trained. It also will look at significant differences in life expectancy rooted in social conditions, including racism, economic exploitation and income inequality.

The conference, “Beyond Reimagining, Accelerating Praxis Social Medicine in Practice Today,” also will focus on the social determinants that impact the health of underserved populations and developing collaborative approaches to improve the health of all individuals.

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