Diversity in Medicine
The field of pediatric hospital medicine must recognize the role that race plays in propagating inequalities.
COVID-19 has shown that hospitalists must be “digital doctors” – they must be facile in utilizing virtual health tools.
Residents who cared for a larger proportion of underserved patients perceived that they received health disparities training at a higher rate.
It is not a stretch to suggest that skin manifestations associated with COVID-19 may look very different in darker skin.
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.