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Addressing COVID-19 and Racism: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Drs Ingrid Katz and Abraar Karan


Addressing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) means addressing racism, according to 2 experts in the latest episode of Managed Care Cast.

Addressing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) means addressing racism, wrote Ingrid Katz, MD, assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, and Abraar Karan, MD, MPH, DTM&H, an internist at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, in an opinion piece published in British Medical Journal.

In the latest Managed Care Cast, they speak with Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs In, about the article, why racism is an issue for doctors to address, and how well medicine is or is not doing with respect to addressing racism in admission to and graduation from medical school, teaching and studying the health impacts of racism in medical teaching, and encouraging more minority medical students to train as medical researchers.

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Read the original article by Katz and Karan.

Read more about racial and ethnic disparities in health care:

Key Steps to Reduce Racial Cancer Disparities Include Supporting Minority Scientists, Diversifying Medical Schools and Clinical Trials

Addressing Cancer Disparities Requires Asking Questions and Putting Aside Assumptions

Does Intersection of Racial, Gender Biases Affect Heart Failure Treatment Decisions?

Dr Anthony Fauci on Health Disparities Affecting People of Color

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