COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 43: Healthcare Disparities and Systemic Racism
This episode was recorded June 25, 2020.
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Guest: Kenneth G. Poole, Jr. M.D., M.B.A. (@KPooleMD)
Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006)
Black, Latino, and Native American populations have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Underlying health inequities have been a major contributor. Dr. Kenneth Poole discusses social determinants of health and how these combined with systemic racism, predating COVID-19, laid the groundwork for the suffering we’re seeing unfold. What can we do to address it effectively?
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