Boston hospitals and organizations join forces to drive employment and housing programs in the city's most underserved neighborhoods with a focus on sustainable solutions.
Racial Bias and Equity
Racial disparities in health outcomes have largely been shown to stem from structural racism and social determinants of health — factors such as inequitable access to economic opportunity, quality education, affordable and healthy foods, and a safe community. While the responsibility of eliminating racial disparities is shared also by the community and policymakers, healthcare providers can have immense impact through research, care models, training, and advocacy.
New research shows that there are racial disparities in wait times for non-emergent emergency room visits.
To bring antiracism into nephrology and healthcare overall, we must reassess how inequities influence medical studies—instead of just biological fact.
A panel examined white supremacy culture and how it drives inequities in COVID-19 testing, care, and vaccine access and offered paths for systemic change.
The Partnership for Behavioral Health and Racial and Social Justice will offer antiracist training to police and create new healthcare pathways for those at-risk.