Summary: This episode is part of a 3-part series on Race, Place, and Health. In this episode, we invite Mr. Richard Rothstein, distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and acclaimed author of the book, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, and Professor Fernando De Maio, PhD director of research and data use at the AMA’s Center for Health Equity, professor of sociology at DePaul University, and co-editor of the recently published book, Unequal Cities: Structural Racism and the Death Gap in America’s Largest Cities, to share their expertise on structural racism, neighborhood segregation, and health inequities.
Episode Learning Objectives:
After listening to this episode learners will be able to…
- Explain the differences between de jure and de facto segregation
- Explore the historical and present-day implications of neighborhood redlining and housing segregation on health disparities
- Explain the importance of precise definitions when discussing structural racism
- Explore short and long term remedies to segregation