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Here you will find an array of resources that focus on health equity. Click below to learn more about health equity, explore our selection of helpful tools, watch educational videos, and more.

Comprehensive Transgender Healthcare (Journal of Urban Health)

Does Diversity Matter for Health? (National Bureau of Economic Research)

From Particularities to Context (AMA Journal of Ethics)

How are Income and Wealth Linked to Health and Longevity? (Urban Institute; VCU Center on Society and Health)

Immigrant Health Inequalities in the United States (The Scientific World Journal)

The Impact of Acculturation and Racialization on Self-Rated Health Status Among U.S. Latinos (Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health)

The Impact of Patient-Provider Race/Ethnicity Concordance on Provider Visits (Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities)

Implementation of a Socio-structural Demonstration Project to Improve HIV Outcomes Among Young Black Men in the Deep South (Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities)

Levels of Racism (American Journal of Public Health) 

Literature Review of Health Implications of Enforcement Policies Regarding Immigration (California Department of Public Health)

Mass Incarceration Threatens Health Equity in America (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)

Provider Perspectives of Services Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Resettled Refugee Youth (Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal)

Quality of Diabetes Care Among Recent Immigrants to the USA (Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities)

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Severe Maternal Morbidity in the United States (Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities)

Screening for Social Determinants of Health (JAMA Network)

Social Determinants of Health 101 for Health Care (National Academy of Medicine)

Understanding the Upstream Social Determinants of Health (RAND Health)

  •  The AIDS Conspiracy: Science Fights Back by Nicole Nattrass
  •  Building Powerful Community Organizations by Michael Jacoby Brown
  •  An Indigenous People's History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
  •  Community: The Structure of Belonging by Peter Block
  •  Dying in the City of the Blues by Keith Wailoo
  •  Ebony and Ivy by Craig Steven Wilder
  •  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Healthcare by K. Eckstrand, J. M. Ehrenfeld
  •  The Health Gap by Michael Marmot
  •  Health Disparities in the United States by Donald A. Barr
  •  Healthy City Planning by Jason Corburn
  •  Just Medicine by Dana Bowen Matthew
  •  Toxic Inequality by Thomas M. Shapiro

  •  American Prison by Shane Bauer
  •  Ask Me About My Uterus by Abby Norman
  •  Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  •  The Broken Ladder by Keith B. Payne
  •  Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
  • The Color Of Law by Richard Rothstein 
  •  The Deepest Well by Nadine Burke Harris
  •  Doing Harm by Maya Dusenbery
  •  Evicted by Matthew Desmond
  •  High-Risers by Ben Austen
  •  How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  •  The Illness Narratives by Arthur Kleinman
  •  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  •  Insane by Alisa Roth
  •  Invisible by Michele Lent Hirsch
  •  Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  •  The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú
  •  Maid by Stephanie Land
  •  Mama Might Be Better Off Dead by Laurie Kaye Abraham
  •  March: Book One by Andrew Aydin & John Lewis
  •  Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
  •  My Own Country by Abraham Verghese
  •  The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexande
  •  Our Kids by Robert D. Putnam
  •  Root Shock by Mindy Thompson Fullilove
  •  Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol
  •  So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  •  The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
  •  Stamped From The Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
  •  The Tao of Raven by Ernestine Hayes
  •  Tomorrow Will Be Different by Sarah McBride
  •  What the Eyes Don’t See by Mona Hanna-Attisha 
  •  White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

  •  Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  •  An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  •  The Darkest Child by Delores Phillips
  •  Every Tongue Got To Confess by Zora Neale Hurston
  •  The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  •  The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
  •  How To Read The Air by Dinaw Mengestu
  •  The Lost Book of Adana Moreau by Michael Zapata
  •  The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
  •  Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine
  •  Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
  •  There There by Tommy Orange
  •  This Bridge Called My Back by Cherríe L. Moraga, Gloria E. Anzaldúa, Toni Cade Bambara
  •  The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  •  Where the Line Bleeds by Jesmyn Ward
  •  Where We Come From by Oscar Casares