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01. Intro to Health Equity


Health equity refers to individuals being able to attain the highest level of health they can without any socially determined factors. Pharmacists are in the unique position to help promote health equity and understand the concerns their community faces. The role of the pharmacist goes beyond medication dispensing as they can truly provide valuable services to their community and promote health equity. In regards to reproductive health, pharmacists can help provide access and education by providing patient-centered care. This is a valuable skill that pharmacists can use to have a direct impact on the patients they care for. During this episode, you will learn factors that impact health equity, impacted patient populations, and how social determinants can impact reproductive health. The conversation closes with tips on how pharmacists can incorporate health equity into their practice.