Diversity in Medicine
LGBTQ patients suffer worse health outcomes, relative to patients who are heterosexual and cis-gender.
Listen to children’s or teens’ concerns and share information in developmentally appropriate ways. It is okay to not have all of the answers.
Hospitalist physician assistant Sarah Jones says her own experience has helped her advocate for LGBTQ patients.
Dr. Keshav Khanijow has leveraged his work with LGBTQ health successfully into hospital medicine projects.
Underrepresented minorities face systemic bias and racism when interacting with the healthcare system, Dr. Salles writes.
From the Society
SHM enthusiastically supports its members working to promote equity and reduce the adverse impact of racism.
Whether we know it or not, we all carry some form of implicit bias.
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The disparities are likely tied to economic and social conditions more common among such populations, compared with non-Hispanic whites.