Social Justice

Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity. – Hippocrates

The Atlantic – The First White President

The BMJ Opinion – Nancy Krieger: Are hate crimes a public health issue?

Colorlines – Why Naming ‘Race’ As The Factor Behind Black Women’s High Rates of Maternal Mortality Is Counterproductive

Everyday Feminism – What Privilege Really Means (And Doesn’t Mean) – To Clear Up Your Doubts Once and For All

The New York Times – What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

NPR – Scientists Start To Tease Out The Subtler Ways Racism Hurts Health

NPR – Your ZIP Code Might Be As Important To Health As Your Genetic Code

The Root – Maybe Now Isn’t the Time, Guys

Vox – Psychologists surveyed hundreds of alt-right supporters. The results are unsettling.

In the past few years, there has been a lot more talk and open conversation about what equality and equity means. As a future physician and healthcare provider, I believe this is very important to how I can best provide care to my patients. We currently take behavioral health courses that show us the disparities that exist but also how to provide socially and culturally competent care. Recently, I found these lecture two slides very relatable to what is currently going on in the United States. And then below the photos are three articles I find very relevant and informative.


GW Public Health Online Blog – What’s the Difference Between Equity and Equality?

Cultural Organizing – The problem with that equity vs. equality graphic you’re using

Everyday Feminism – Equality Is Not Enough: What the Classroom Has Taught Me About Justice