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.
‘Our ethnicity and the color of our skin can dictate almost everything about our mental health and how we’re perceived by other people,’ says Dr. Gail Wyatt.
‘It really requires getting down to the DNA of an organization and making some alterations,’ says Dr. Charles Flippen
The new research theme in Health Equity and Translational Social Science is a joint mission of the UCLA Hospital System and David Geffen School of Medicine.