Health care disparities and systemic racism (Podcast Episode 43)

Guest: Kenneth G. Poole, Jr., M.D., M.B.A. (@KPooleMD)

Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006

Black, Latino and Native American populations have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Underlying health inequities have been a major contributor. Kenneth G. Poole, Jr., M.D., M.B.A., discusses social determinants of health and how these combined with systemic racism, predating COVID-19, laid the groundwork for the suffering we're seeing unfold. What can we do to address it effectively?

COVID-19 and African Americans — Clyde Yancy
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2764789

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This education is supported in part by an independent medical education grant from Pfizer Inc. and is in accordance with ACCME guidelines.

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Published

August 6, 2020

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