CFMC Highlights Issue of Health Care Disparities

An opinion column run on the cover of the Sunday Denver Post Perspectives section highlights healthcare disparities in Colorado. “Researchers have known for a long time that people of color suffer disproportionately from poorer health than whites, both nationally and in Colorado,” the column notes. The piece, authored by Denver Post Columnist Susan Thornton and Jane Brock, M.D., medical officer with CFMC, discusses health care provider cultural competency education as one response to health care disparities. CFMC is offering Web-based cultural competency training for Colorado physicians and their staffs. For more information on the training go to

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