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Health Equity Strategy: Social Determinants of Health Take Center Stage

by Paula DeGangi| December 9, 2021

A fresh look at why organizations should shape their health equity strategy and tell their health equity story. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people across the country were forced to think more deeply about their own health, the health of their communities, and the systems intended to keep them healthy. This […]

The Uncomfortable Truth About Implicit Bias in Pediatric Care

The Uncomfortable Truth About Implicit Bias in Pediatric Care

by Anya Kotova| September 30, 2021

Providing the best care for the greatest number of people means confronting biases we don’t even know we have With the number of children hospitalized with COVID growing rapidly, it is important to confront the uncomfortable truth about implicit bias in pediatric emergency settings. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a major wake-up call about racial […]

True Equity Means Accessibility for All

True Equity Means Accessibility for All

by Katy Thompson| August 5, 2021

Last week marked the Americans with Disabilities Act anniversary – a law signed 31 years ago as a result of a decades-long fight from the disability advocacy community that legally recognized for the first time the exclusion of people with disabilities as discrimination. To mark this historic date the FDR Memorial Legacy Committee held its […]