More than 30 staff, students, and faculty have been named to the recently announced Racial Equity Task Force, a key component of VUMC’s plan to address racial inequities. Learn more
Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Office of Health Equity's plan for confronting racial inequities provides a guide for discussion and implementation of changes at the Medical Center. Learn more
This anti-racism resource guide is intended to help you deepen your knowledge of the roots of injustice and inequity and learn about anti-racism efforts. Feel free to share with your family, friends and colleagues. If you have any questions or would like to suggest a resource, please contact the Office of Health Equity (OHEinfo@vumc.org).
Click here to watch the recording of the Medicine Grand Rounds.
Click here to learn more about how you can step up and do the work to eradicate anti-Black racism in science and academia.
The Office of Health Equity offered a panel discussion to learn about how racism creates and perpetuates health inequities. Plus, the panelists discussed how we can all be change agents for equity.
Below are resources shared during the panel discussion:
"Centering the Margins": Moving Equity to the Center of Men's Health Research by Derek M. Griffith, PhD | American Journal of Men's Health (2018)
Conceptual Approaches to the Study of Health Disparities by Ana V. Diez Roux | Annual Review of Public Health (2012)
Health Disparities By Race And Class: Why Both Matter Ichiro Kawachi, Norman Daniels, Dean E. Robinson | Health Affairs (2005)
Is Racism a Fundamental Cause of Inequalities in Health? by Jo C. Phelan and Bruce G. Link | Annual Review of Sociology
Race and Ethnicity in Public Health Research: Models to Explain Health Disparities by William W. Dressler, Kathryn S. Oths, Clarence C. Gravlee | Annual Review of Anthropology (2005)
Racism and Health: Evidence and Needed Research by David R. Williams, Jourdyn A. Lawrence, Bridgette A. Davis | Annual Review of Public Health (2019)
Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Need for a Structurally Competent Health Care System by Jonathan Metzl, MD, PhD; Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH; Fernando De Maio, PhD | JAMA Network (2020)
Silent Racism by Barbara Trepagnier
Updated on 07-08-2020