Living in Milwaukee’s Metcalfe Park neighborhood is bad for your health. It’s nobody’s fault—and everyone’s.
Syracuse’s lead problem isn’t new. A legacy of redlining, poverty, and white flight has left Black families scrambling for safe housing. Most make do with houses that are not.
New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene began anti-racist work by establishing metrics.
Across the U.S., efforts are being made to increase equity and reduce bias in the practice of health.
Research has established a clear, ongoing connection between systemic bias and health disparities.
In South Africa, persistent bias in medical schools and health care means your health is still worse if you’re Black. Because you’re Black.
How one U.S. city is approaching a way to redress structural racism and boost community health.
Two decades ago, a landmark report called out racism in health care, indelibly changing the public health landscape. There is much more work to be done.
Tom Sequist, MPH ’04, is leading equity-based changes at Boston’s Mass General Brigham health care system.
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