NPR Med school tradition comes under fire for racism A look at admission rates into AOA.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 10, 2018Topics: Keywords:
YouTube Deconstructing White Privilege (22min) Dr. Robin DiAngelo is the author of What Does it Mean to Be White? Developing White Racial Literacy and has been an anti-racist educator, and has heard justifications of racism by white men and women in her workshops for over two decades. This justification, which she calls “white fragility,” is a state in which even a minimum amount of racial stress becomes intolerable, triggering a range of defensive moves. These moves include outward display of emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and behaviors such as argumentation, silence, and leaving the stress-inducing situation.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoApril 2, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / /
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: / /