Deeply entrenched racism, rooted in the foundation of white supremacy, has had a stronghold in medicine for hundreds of years. Its legacy of harm against Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities, particularly its atrocities against Black Americans, is undeniable. Yet significant change eludes us. For decades, these communities have borne the disproportionate burden of public health short-comings from police brutality, gun violence, infant and maternal mortality, and …
Post Author: Sacharitha Bowers, MD, Eve Bloomgarden, MD, Regina Royan, MD, MPH, Angela Weyand, MD, and Shikha Jain, MD
Sacharitha Bowers is a dermatologist and can be reached on Twitter @SBowersMD. Eve Bloomgarden is an endocrinologist and can be reached on Twitter @evebmd. Regina Royan is an emergency medicine resident and can be reached on Twitter @ReginaRoyan. Angela Weyand is a pediatric hematology-oncology physician. Shikha Jain is a hematology-oncology physician who blogs at her self-titled site, Dr. Shikha Jain. She can be reached on Twitter @ShikhaJainMD.
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