Racism

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Patient Discrimination During a Health Care Encounter

New research from Paige Nong

A new paper published this week in JAMA Network Open looks at patient experiences of discrimination in the US health system and found the types of discrimination a person could encounter in a health care setting varied, with the survey finding that 21% of non-institutionalized, English-speaking US adults have experienced discrimination while seeking medical care. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: How COVID-19 Has Highlighted Racism as a Health Risk

Melissa Creary featured on King's College London podcast

The question is not whether you will contract the virus, but whether you get sick from the virus, argue Professor Anne Pollock from the King’s Department of Global Health & Social Medicine and Dr Melissa Creary from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Read more