Diversity in Medicine
Physician leadership: Racial disparities and racism. Where do we go from here?
Dr. Mengesha is Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco and Medical Director, Inpatient Obstetrics at Zuckerberg San...
How racism contributes to the effects of SARS-CoV-2
Underrepresented minorities face systemic bias and racism when interacting with the healthcare system, Dr. Salles writes.
Hashtag medicine: #ShareTheMicNowMed highlights Black female physicians on social media
The physician event will feature 10 teams of two, with one physician handing over her account to her black female counterpart for the day.
Most of us are unaware of our biases and falsely believe we are free of them.
‘I can’t breathe’: Health inequity and state-sanctioned violence
Whether we know it or not, we all carry some form of implicit bias.
#WhiteCoats4BlackLives: A ‘platform for good’
Sporadic protests – with participants in scrubs or white coats kneeling for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in memory of George Floyd – have quickly...
Addressing racism, bias in the American maternal mortality crisis
“I think the most important thing you can do is really consider a patient a partner in the care you give them.”
COVID-19 ravaging the Navajo Nation
The Navajo are having to rely on the strength and resilience of traditional Navajo culture and philosophy to confront COVID, said Dr. Mary Hasbah...
COVID-19 exacerbating challenges for Latino patients
The disparities are likely tied to economic and social conditions more common among such populations, compared with non-Hispanic whites.
The American maternal mortality crisis: The role of racism and bias
Not only do health care providers need to face their implicit biases, the health care system needs to change.