In this Q and A, Whittier shares his vision for HEDI initiatives at UCLA Health
'Sitting on the sidelines should not be and is not an option.'
At the inaugural HEDI Showcase, nine departments shared their progress on cultural change and anti-racism efforts.
‘Too often we focus on the science and forget the humanity of medicine, and that’s part of what our department is trying to change,’ says Dr. Puja Venkat
The observance, held throughout April, raises awareness of the disproportionate health inequities that persist among racial and ethnic minorities.
'A mistake we make is thinking racism is only about hate crimes, but it's way bigger than that.'
Dermatology professionals have begun to call out the discrepancies in health outcomes in order to shed light on vast disparities in care.
After the death of George Floyd, they came together to support each other – and the Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion framework was born.
Trio of basketball greats held a Zoom chat for an audience of about 1,000 in honor of Black History Month
Nikole Hannah-Jones, a reporter for New York Times Magazine and creator of the 1619 Project, joined UCLA Health leaders for a panel discussion on health equity.