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Dr. Uché Blackstock has seen firsthand how medical racism shapes America’s healthcare system. She’s seen it both as a physician and as a patient. She’s dedicated her career to work at the intersection of medicine, health, equity and systemic racism. She’s an emergency medicine physician and his CEO and founder of advancing Health Equity, an […]

Dr. Uché Blackstock has seen firsthand how medical racism shapes America’s healthcare system. She’s seen it both as a physician and as a patient. She’s dedicated her career to work at the intersection of medicine, health, equity and systemic racism. She’s an emergency medicine physician and his CEO and founder of advancing Health Equity, an […]

Dr. Uché Blackstock spoke with ABC News’ Linsey Davis about her new book. January 25, 2024, 12:44 PM ET • 7 min read In recent years, conversations of racism and prejudice in health care have become more mainstream, from Black patients not being taken seriously when it comes to pain, to Black women having the […]

It was too late for Sanam Ahadi’s grandmother, Karima Lutfi. Ahadi’s family, originally from Afghanistan, had feared taking Lutfi to the hospital when she contracted the Covid-19 virus early in the pandemic. Information was low. Visitors were restricted, and the unknown was inescapable, including the virus’s possible deadliness among older adults . . .

American medical schools are confronting their first major challenge since the US Supreme Court’s June decision to outlaw race-based college admissions. As medical schools sift through their first round of applications since the ruling, there’s already a nascent response to diminish the impact on the pipeline of future Black doctors. Source link

The icon indicates free access to the linked research on JSTOR. American medical education widely expanded in the nineteenth century, and with it came a demand for cadavers that exceeded availability. In the eighteenth century, dissection was a punishment for executed criminals, and the associated stigma meant few were donating their bodies to science. So […]

“To celebrate my life, I’ve arranged to buy up others’ medical debt and then destroy the debt,” reads a posthumous tweet posted Tuesday after the death of 38-year-old Casey McIntyre. The Washington Post explains… McIntyre, who served as publisher at Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House, was diagnosed in 2019 and proceeded through treatment […]

US cancer patient’s dying wish erases $16m in people’s medical debt  BBC.com Source link

By Madeline Halpert BBC News, New York 26 minutes ago Image source, Instagram/ McIntyre family Image caption, Casey McIntyre wrote: “if you’re reading this I have passed away” A New York City woman who died of ovarian cancer has raised enough money to pay off millions of dollars in other people’s medical debts.

Home > Press Releases > Georgia Southern engineering student assists global medical device company November 17, 2023 When the opportunity arose for Kenneth Nwagu, an engineering graduate student in the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing (AEPCEC), to work on a real-world engineering project that’s since . . .


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