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 … Continue reading CPSolvers Anti-Racism in Medicine Series Podcast – Episode 11: Racism, Redlining, and the Path Towards Reconciliation
Structural racism, implicit bias and discrimination in health care settings factor into longstanding health disparities in the U.S. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated these inequities in Black and Latinx/Hispanic communities in particular. This event will examine the broader context of race and racism in health services and care, seeking to identify ways to address the … Continue reading “Confronting Racism in Health Care Delivery: An Imperative to Improve the Public’s Health” Panel
The pandemic has exacerbated inequalities that have always existed in our healthcare system. Barriers to care and higher mortality rates in communities of color stand in sharp contrast to the preferential treatment of wealthy white Americans. While it is clear that the status quo needs to change, how do we eliminate the gap in coverage … Continue reading Chicago Humanities Festival – Health & Equity Panel
Place-Based Epidemiology: New Thinking to Drive Health Equity Video of Dr. Homan’s opening keynote lecture from the 2019 Health Equity & Social Justice Conference is now available.
On May 31, in collaboration with the Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy and Skyline Village Chicago, Dr. Raj Shah presented on our recent release, Community Health Equity: A Chicago Reader. Introduced by Phyllis Mitzen and moderated by Nancy Stevenson, this presentation reviewed the historical landscape of health inequities in Chicago and proposed solutions for the … Continue reading New Video: Raj Shah in Conversation with Nancy Stevenson