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Explain why racial health disparities cannot be attributed to genetic differences across racial groups.
A genetic melting-pot - Feldman 2003. Why ancestry is genetically relevant and race is not. (Short read)
Hidden in plain sight: Reconsidering the Use of Race Correction in Clinical Algorithms
Discuss the role of systemic racism in creating health disparties
Systemic racism explained (2019). Racism and social determinants of health (Short video)
A 'Forgotten History' Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America. Federal Housing Authority, redlining (NPR, Fresh Air, 2017)
Discuss the history of racism in medicine and its ongoing impact on trust
Jaiswal 2019, Towards a More Inclusive and Dynamic Understanding of Medical Mistrust
Informed by Science. Introductory article in a series exploring medical mistrust.
Suite 2007, Beyond Misdiagnosis, Misunderstanding, and Mistrust: Relevance of the Historical Perspective in the Medical and Mental Health Treatment of People of Color. Narrower viewpoint - and focus on mental health. Starts with a review of history for those who are unfamiliar.