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Will COVID-19 Force The South To Finally Confront Structural Racism Within Their Medicaid Programs?

By MIKE MAGEE If you would like to visit the meeting place of America’s two great contemporary pandemics –COVID-19 and structural racism – you need only visit America’s Nursing Homes. This should come as no surprise to Medical Historians familiar with our Medicaid program. Prejudice and bias were baked in well before the signing of Medicaid and… Read More »

No more silence: Confronting racism in medicine – Baylor College of Medicine News

As part of a new generation of healthcare workers tasked to provide care for everyone, regardless of race, gender, insurance status, or disability, medical professionals have a duty to support all forms of equality in health care. And yet, there is no shortage of stories of blatant racism in the healthcare setting from the point… Read More »