Episode #222 of The Curbsiders internal medicine podcast. Guest Dr. Utibe Essien MD, MPH explains key terminology and evidence necessary to understand anti-Black racism in medicine. Dr. Essien provides insights into ways that racism impacts work in the clinical and academic settings and offers approaches for addressing anti-Black racism in these settings.
Dr. Camara Jones is a family physician and epidemiologist whose work focuses on naming,
measuring, and addressing the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation. In her
TEDTalk she introduces new ways to think about race and racism and challenges us to become more aware of ourselves and our own biases.
IUSM Group Pediatric Grand Rounds lecture delivered by Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH, FAAP (Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Capital Region Health/University of Maryland Medical System; Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy & Management University of Maryland Schools of Medicine and Public Health) on February 17, 2021.
Cancer explores the stories behind the cancer journeys of everyday people of color. Host Jodi-Ann Burey weaves a narrative about race, health, and life and helps listeners discover the wisdom trauma can bring. As Burey explains: "With Black Cancer, I wanted to create something I wish I would’ve had during my own cancer journey. For over two years, I was a ‘strong Black woman’ whose mind and body felt weaker than it’s ever been. I felt alone. In between doctor’s appointments, medication adjustments and trying to understand myself as someone living with a chronic condition, I was just too broken, too hurt and too tired to find the community I desperately needed."
Lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Nelson, Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities & Health Studies in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Nelson articulates the connections between health justice and the Black struggle for equality in the US; describes how racial health disparities in the US today are the product of historical processes, including longstanding structural racism; and identifies key sites of action for health justice, beyond the clinical encounter.
"Black mothers and infants in the United States are far more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than their white counterparts. The disparity is tied intrinsically to the lived experience of being a black woman in America."
Lillian Tom-Orme (Diné), Ph.D., MPH, RN, FAAN, Research Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, discusses the various health disparities and their related social determinants of health in American Indian and Alaska Native populations and suggest ways to reduce/close the gap.
The HEAR (Healthcare inEquity And Racism) campaign is a student-created week-long series of speaker events and discussion groups. This series is intended to further educate students with an interest in medicine or healthcare on how racial disparities affect various areas of medicine, including but not limited to patient outcomes, access to care, and medical education. The HEAR series will also seek to provide preliminary tools to empower students to start advocating for equity at both in health settings and within their communities.
In this eye-opening talk, David R. Williams presents evidence for how racism is producing a rigged system -- and offers hopeful examples of programs across the US that are working to dismantle discrimination.
Dr. Anderson DeCoteau, a Cree-Saulteaux physician, argues that health programs that are culture-based and use both western and Indigenous knowledge have the potential to be more responsive to Indigenous peoples and their rights than the status quo and could be the key to closing the gaps in Indigenous health.
American Medical Association panel discussion held on October 29, 2020. Health care leaders held a critical conversation on approaches to dismantling race-based medicine across clinical practice, education, and research.
In the season finale of “Beyond the White Coat,” David Skorton, AAMC president and CEO, and Malika Fair, MD, senior director of health equity partnerships and programs at the AAMC, discuss what forces are driving the disparities in health care access during the COVID-19 pandemic, how physicians can work to acknowledge and address racism against Black Americans, and what the academic medicine community can do to address institutional and systemic racism.
Round-table discussion held on January 20, 2021 sponsored by the Indianapolis Recorder and the Greater Indianapolis Branch of the NAACP featuring IUPUI professors Joseph Tucker Edmonds, PhD and Elizabeth Nelson, PhD, as well as the CEOs of IU Health, Community Health, and Eskenazi Health.
"If you received the typical, white-centric education, you probably associate the Black Panthers only with violence and political protest. This week on Sawbones, we talk about their work in medical research advocacy and creating public health programs that sought to make life better for all black and oppressed people."
This episode (56) of "This Podcast Will Kill You" focuses on the history of screening and treatment for Sickle Cell Disease in the United States and how this has lead to discrimination in treatment, funding dollars, and healthcare outcomes.
Brigham and Women's Hospital Medicine Grand Round lecture delivered by Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH on the history of racism in medicine and what steps we must take to combat this in our modern day. Dr. Essien is a health services researcher and practicing general internist who conducts research on racial/ethnic health disparities.
Women’s Health, Incarcerated seeks to educate the general public on the true experiences of gender discrimination within the American incarceration system with a primary focus on health. Join hosts Bhavana Garapati and Vennela Vellanki as they interview experts and individuals with lived experiences and provide insight on the public health crisis that is our current incarceration system.