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Close up of doctor holding patient's hand while lying down on hospital bed
Tags: diversity, quality of care, medical bias, African American, Black, Hispanic, Native American, health disparities, health equity
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhumane.”  -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the disease has disproportionately affected... (read more)
Group of diverse people
Tags: precision medicine, All of Us, NIH, environment, lifestyle, genes, genetics, genetic mutations, Breast cancer, BRACA1, BRACA2, Cancer, prevention, medications, diversity
There is power in numbers. When a researcher is studying the causes of a human disease, the more people involved in the study, the greater the probability that the study will generate useful results. With this in mind, the... (read more)
Medical student Mary Smith
Tags: medical school, work-life balance, diversity, women in medicine, parenting
I didn’t head straight to medical school after college. I did, however, head straight into parenting. My first daughter was born five months after I graduated from college. Four more daughters eventually joined her, and I... (read more)
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