Tag: structural racism

Survey Highlights Unequal U.S. Health Care System

June 21, 2021 — Keeva Blackwood, Deidra Fryer, and Tricia Stewart Moody have a few things in common. They all live in Maryland, all...

JAMA Editor Steps Down Amid AMA Shakeup

June 1, 2021 — Howard Bauchner, MD, will step down as editor-in-chief of JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association — one of...

AMA Announces Major Commitment to Health Equity

May 13, 2021 — The American Medical Association has released a 3-year strategic plan to counter longstanding health inequities that hurt marginalized communities and...

After Chauvin Verdict, Time to Get to Work

April 22, 2021 — On Tuesday, April 20, the country braced for the impact of the verdict in the murder trial of George Floyd....

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...