Strong backs, soft fronts, wild hearts You can listen or read the transcript of the podcast -- discussion of belonging, race, the shields we put up that interfere with our conversation and how to overcome.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMarch 12, 2018Topics: / / / / / / / / / Keywords: / / / / / /
YouTube Understanding Microaggressions a brief look at defining microaggression - 2 min!
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 28, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: /
Medscape Patient prejudice: when credentials aren't enough What happens when the patients can't see beyond skin color?
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 27, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: /
stat We might be able to end Sickle Cell Disease, but signing Black Americans up for the trials could prove difficult We might be able to end sickle cell disease but only if we can test it on the population it affects the most.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / Keywords: /
ace Stop Counting and Start Courting: The Role of a Chief Diversity Officer Nicole Roach is Webster University’s first associate vice president for Diversity and Inclusion and senior director for Community Engagement. In this article she shares the process by which Webster University made great progress toward cultivating diversity, taking the emphasis off numbers/demographics, and instead focusing on connections.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangJanuary 18, 2018Topics: / / / Keywords: / /
NPR Why Black Mothers Die - 12 min A look at why black moms die at a higher rate than white moms, despite status and resources....
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJanuary 1, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / /
NPR Racism is bad for your health - 5min Across virtually every medical intervention, from the most simple medical treatments to the most complicated treatments, blacks and other minorities receive poorer-quality care than whites. African-Americans who are college-educated do more poorly in terms of health than whites who are college-educated. And these racial differences in the quality and intensity of care persist for African-Americans irrespective of the quality of insurance that they have, irrespective of their education level, irrespective of their job status, irrespective of the severity of disease.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 30, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: / /
tedmed_wh_rgb The problem with race-base medicine Social justice advocate and law scholar Dorothy Roberts speaks on the injustices that race-base classification plays on proper medical diagnosis and treatment.
Contributor: Araina FordMarch 9, 2017Topics: Keywords: / / /
washington post Muslim doctor: My patient refused to let me treat her because of my religion How Dr. Jalal Baig handled a patient who refused to be treated by her because she is Muslim, and how the goodness she draws from that religion helped her cope with the hurtful situation in a positive way.
Contributor: Karlen BaderAugust 11, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / / /