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Social Determinants of Health

nephrology doctor with black patient
April 15, 2021

To bring antiracism into nephrology and healthcare overall, we must reassess how inequities influence medical studies—instead of just biological fact.

A masked contact tracer wearing headset sits by computer and phone
December 2, 2020

Contact tracing can help stop the spread of communicable diseases — but public health officials should account for systemic inequities for it to be effective in the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 28, 2020

Healthcare experts share forward-thinking views on the medical community’s role in providing effective, authentic, and sustainable care.

April 21, 2020

An approach to care that examines and addresses root causes rather than symptoms can improve long-term outcomes and decrease healthcare costs.

March 18, 2020

A community tasked with serving the underserved will draw on existing strengths to protect their guests from the coronavirus, but experts call for more hands on deck.