White Coats For Black Lives

White Coats For Black Lives 10 out of 10 based on 137 ratings.
 

Acknowledging the public health impact of racism and deep disparities in the quality and accessibility of medical care for patients of color, a national organization, White Coats for Black Lives, says it’s launching a new effort today, in …

Last fall, Black people and their allies took to social media and the streets to assert that, despite the non-indictment of …

“By standing together at medical schools nationwide, we hope to demonstrate that the medical student community views racial violence as a public health issue,” said BUSM student Andy Hyatt to the more than 60 medical students gathered …

Maybe it was excitement that I was partaking in something greater than myself. Maybe it was guilt that I had not been closely following the nationwide outrage and responses to the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. But other than my dreaded …

Upon matriculating in medical school, students recite the Hippocratic Oath, declaring their commitment to promoting the health and well-being of their communities. On December 10, 2014, students from over 80 medical schools across the …