Diversity in Medicine
The AMA House of Delegates recently issued multiple new policies on controversial topics that many clinicians face on a regular basis.
Each family medicine publication plans to implement different changes.
From the Journals
In a sample of Chinese American parents and children, reports of racial discrimination during the pandemic were common.
Dr. Alison M. Heru offers guidance aimed at helping psychiatrists deescalate conflict tied to racism within families.
Child Psychiatry Consult
Encourage your patients to reach out to positive support figures in their lives.
It is not a stretch to suggest that skin manifestations associated with COVID-19 may look very different in darker skin.
As physicians and a society, we should be insistent about correcting medical injustices. Let’s get started.
Listen to children’s or teens’ concerns and share information in developmentally appropriate ways. It is okay to not have all of the answers.
Experts are hopeful that COVID-19 will help to continue this trend.
Underrepresented minorities face systemic bias and racism when interacting with the healthcare system, Dr. Salles writes.
“Black youth, relative to white youth, do not receive treatment for depression, which may be a precursor issue,” Dr. Michael A. Lindsey.