Tag: racism

‘Racism’ against Indian student in Oxford figures in RS | India News

NEW DELHI: The issue of “racism” against Indian student Rashmi Samant, who had to step down as Oxford University Student’s Union president over criticism of...

JAMA Editor Resigns Over Controversial Podcast

Edward H. Livingston, MD, has resigned as deputy editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) after he and the journal faced significant...

Fallout from JAMA Podcast Continues

March 10, 2021 — One of the country’s top medical research journals is facing calls for an investigation after a controversial — and since deleted...

JAMA Podcast on Racism in Medicine Faces Backlash

“For physicians in leadership to have the belief that structural racism does not exist in medicine, they don’t really appreciate what affects their patients and...

Residency Director’s Removal Called Racist, Sexist

Alumni and current students and residents at the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, have exploded in outrage at the removal of Princess...

Legacy Racist Mortgage ‘Redlining’, Fewer Green Spaces

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A racist mortgage appraisal practice used in the United States decades ago has resulted in less green space...

Upcoming SMFM Meeting Will Highlight Disparities, COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Rates of premature births declined in Melbourne, Australia, during the first...

APA Apologizes for Past Support of Racism in Psychiatry

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has issued a formal apology for its past support of structural racism in psychiatry. The apology, issued January 18, coincided...

Diversification of Dermatology Workforce Takes Shape

Stephanie Flores-Pollack, MD, a dermatology resident at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, began considering the field of dermatology when, as part of the Latino Medical...

Many Don’t See Link Between Racism, Health Outcomes

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic don’t believe that racism is...

AMA Takes On Vaccine Misinformation, Physician Vaccines, Racism

The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates this week adopted a policy to educate physicians on how to speak with patients about COVID-19 vaccination...

Black College Students, Especially Women, Delay HPV Vaccination

College students from minority communities and communities of color are less likely to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine compared with individuals in the White...

Louisiana Pediatrician Arrested for Punching Student

A Louisiana emergency department pediatrician was arrested Wednesday, accused of punching and verbally assaulting a woman walking on Monday near Louisiana State University, according to...

Chinese Americans Suffer Discrimination Related to COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Half of Chinese American parents and their children report having experienced...

Cleveland Hospitals’ Private Police Comes Under Scrutiny

Two City Council members, a municipal court judge and the NAACP are calling for tougher supervision of private police forces that disproportionately arrest Black people...

COVID-19 Vaccine Should Go to HCWs First, NAS Panel Says

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Anticipating an initial short supply of COVID-19 vaccines, a prominent scientific...

‘These Are Not Things I’m Getting Paid For’

Being told the operating room has already been cleaned. Being questioned by patients about where you went to medical school. Being asked for ID every...

View: Woke attack on national symbols has reduced past to a guilt trip

The self-image of the media is one of infallibility and none more than the redoubtable BBC which has over the decades built a formidable reputation...

Biden says Trump continues to ‘give succor to the white supremacists’ as he visits Kenosha

Joe Biden on Thursday lambasted President Donald Trump’s response to recent racial tensions and brought up Trump’s 2017 remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Va.,...

The Role of Structural Racism in Delayed Autism Diagnoses

An analysis of a large cohort of African American children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) reveals a more than 3-year time lag between parental recognition...

To Fight Racism, Physicians Should Listen to and Learn From Patients: Panel

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Healthcare providers can fight racism by checking their own biases, recognizing injustice within the system, and truly listening to their...

Pushing to Move From Reactionary to Preventive Medicine

  Being told the operating room has already been cleaned. Being questioned by patients about where you went to medical school. Being asked for ID...

Anti-Affirmative Action Paper Blasted on Twitter Now Retracted

An article published in March in the Journal of the American Heart Association that raised a ruckus on #medtwitter this week has now been retracted....

AAP Issues Apology for Past Racism

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) today issued a formal apology for past racism and included quotes from board meetings in the 1940s that illustrate...

View: Statues have become less about history, and more about politics

By Gautam Bhatia After the death of American George Floyd, the recent mass protests against racism sparked a vicious backlash against historical figures whose statues...