Medical Mistrust in Black Communities

We thank everyone for their attendance of “Addressing Medical Mistrust in Black Communities: Implications for HIV and Other Conditions”. Please view the conference recap here. If you have any questions, please email

CHIPTS invites you to attend an upcoming conference entitled, “Addressing Medical Mistrust in Black Communities: Implications for HIV and Other Conditions” on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 8:30AM-1PM. It will be held at the St. Anne’s Conference Center, located at 155 N. Occidental Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90026 (see map link for this venue and related parking locations below).

Breakfast and registration will be served at 8AM.

The objectives of this conference are to:

  • Improve understanding of the historical foundations of medical mistrust in Black communities.
  • Describe the effects of medical mistrust on health care behaviors, HIV and other health outcomes in Black communities.
  • Discuss clinic and system level changes that foster patient trust.
  • Provide attendees with skills and resources to interact with patients and caregivers in a manner that encourages healthcare engagement and improve health outcomes.

Speakers and panelists from both the community and HIV-focused health fields will address these objectives and discuss strategies for strengthening patient-provider relationships and improving health outcomes.

The intended audience includes clinicians, service providers, community members and anyone working on HIV prevention and treatment, including those from CBOs/ASOs, HIV clinics, public health departments, and academic institutions.

Information from the event flyer can be downloaded here- Medical Mistrust in Black Communities - Flyer

We also encourage you to review the following compiled list of references prior to the event- [Download not found]

St. Anne’s Location and Parking Information-

For questions, please contact Damilola Jolayemi at Thank you.