I’m not sure what the impact will be, but I’m hopeful this recognition of racism as a public health threat by the American Medical Association might help focus attention on systemic racism in this country. Bring attention to racism as a public health matter to health professionals. Result in study, research and education.
The American Medical Association has officially defined racism as a public health threat that has created substantial health inequality.
- The American Medical Association has officially defined racism as a public health threat.
- “Racism negatively impacts and exacerbates health inequities among historically marginalized communities,” Willarda Edwards, an AMA board member, said in a statement Monday.
- The AMA said it would enact new policies to address the injustice…
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