Diversity in Medicine
Around half of physicians rated climate change among their five most important issues, according to results of a Medscape survey.
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed some of the real dangers, as devices gave falsely high oxygen readings in patients with dark skin.
Sleep disparities are multifactorial and it is important to focus on social determinants of poor sleep.
Don’t recruit diverse people to your program and then have them come and feel not included.
About 5.5 million Americans live in the 488 counties where drive times to pulmonologists are an hour or more.
“We are getting a very skewed population of Caucasian wealthy people who are coming to our clinic.”
From the Journals
Worse COPD outcomes found for women for each unit change in wall thickness or lumen area.
Many medical associations have publicly announced their determination to help eliminate racial disparities.
Critical Care Commentary
Data show that pulse oximeters do not accurately measure blood oxygen levels in Black patients.
The scars never go away and your status is always in question, no matter your title or uniforms of respect. Eventually it wears you down.