health care disparities

When we find ourselves doing things we don’t feel right about …

There are a wealth of resources in the Clinician Wellbeing chapter in the ACP Covid Physician’s Guide. Of pertinence for many of us right now … as the pandemic continues with little short-term end in sight … are the sections on moral injury and communication. Resource shortages are frequently at the root of this moral […]

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some health disparities resources …

Brandon McCray: Beloved Preacher by Mark Wiebe in Kansas Leadership Center Journal. The story of a Black Kansan who died of Covid-19 and his community’s response. JAMA/Sandro Galea introduction to health inequities with emphasis re the current pandemic. JAMA/Yancy on health inequities with emphasis on African Americans. JAMA/Berwick piece on the moral determinants of health.

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Structural violence …

The medical school is moving to integrate structural vulnerability competencies into the curriculum. Key resources include … Structural competency: Theorizing a new medical engagement with stigma and inequality Structural Competency: Curriculum for Medical Students, Residents, and Interprofessional Teams on the Structural Factors That Produce Health Disparities (appendices are key … in particular participant workbook) Structural

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