Ynhi Thomas, MD, MPH, MSC
Assistant Director of Justice, Equity, Inclusion and Diversity
Baylor College of Medicine
Ynhi Thomas, MD, MPH, MSc is Assistant Director of Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Her interests focus on improving Emergency Department (ED) operations and quality from a sex and gender lens, and workplace equity for women in medicine. She led several projects on sex and gender inequity including a study exploring the role of racial-ethnic and sex differences among providers and patients in the use of physical restraints. She serves as Co-Chair of the Awards Committee, Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine, and incoming Vice President of Education.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Sex and Gender Influences on Health and Disease: A Six-Step Framework for Intra- and Inter- Professional Education and Practice
Learning objectives 1. Define sex, gender, and intersectionality of race and social variables. 2. Describe examples of sex and gender ( S/G) differences in patient-practitioner communication, and disease manifestations, diagnosis and/or treatment. 3. Use the Six Step model for interprofessional S/G based education and collaborative practice. Differences in biological sex and gender (S/G) influence patient-practitioner communication; attitudes towards health care; diagnosis, disease management, and health outcomes. Education on this topic is deficient. To achieve the quadruple aim, it is…