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Racial Justice Resource Guide: RACE, MEDICINE & HEALTH

RACE, MEDICINE, & HEALTH RESOURCES

Health disparities and inequities systemically and disproportionately impact minority communities and people of color. Learn about the issues and examples that create them and methods to address them.

BOOKS AT THE TUC LIBRARY: HISTORY, THEORY, DISPARITIES, POLICY & PLANNING IN RACE, MEDICINE, AND HEALTH

VIDEOS: RACISM AND HEALTH OUTCOMES

"What are the connections between healthy bodies, healthy bank accounts and skin colour? Our opening episode travels to Louisville, Kentucky, not to explore whether medical care cures us, but to see why we get sick in the first place, and why patterns of health and illness reflect underlying patterns of class and racial inequities." -from Kanopy website

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How Racism Makes Us Sick - David R. Williams - Ted Talk (17:27)
Does Racism Play a Role in Health Inequities? (6:38)
Minority Health Disparities - Michelle's Story (5:09)
Health Inequity: America’s Chronic Condition? - Esteban López - TEDxSanAntonio (11:58)

DVDs AT THE TUC LIBRARY

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

HBO Films presents; a Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Harpo Films, Cine Mosaic production ; a George C. Wolfe film 

Produced by Kathryn Dean 

Screenplay by Peter Landesman, Alexander Woo, George C. Wolfe

Directed by George C. Wolfe

The “immortal” cells of Henrietta Lacks were used in the development of the polio vaccine, the study of cancer, viruses, in vitro fertilization, cloning and gene mapping, with her genetic property bought and sold without her, or her family’s knowledge. Henrietta Lacks' story uncovers the history of medical research experimentation on African-Americans, bioethical issues and informed consent.

This DVD is available for check-out from the TUC Library. 

Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment: A Tragedy of Race and Medicine - James H. Jones - Stony Brook University (1:07:23)
Race Based Medication: Bidil and African Americans - Ann Morning - New York University (5:43)

VIDEOS: THE BIOLOGY AND GENETICS OF RACE

Race and Genetics - Dr. Allen Gathman - TEDXSoutheastMissouriState University (10:57)
The Biology of Race in the Absence of Biological Races - Rick Kittles - TEDxNorthwesternU (16:51)

STRUCTURAL COMPETENCY RESOURCES

MEDICINE AND RACE: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

RACISM AND PEDIATRIC HEALTH

RACE AND MEDICINE: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE

IMPLICIT BIAS IN MEDICINE

The Problem with Race-Based Medicine - Dorothy Roberts - Ted Talks (14:36)
How Does Implicit Bias Affect Health Care? - Institute for Healthcare Improvement (2:35)
What Is Bias, and What Can Medical Professionals Do to Address It? - institute for Healthcare improvement (5:17)
What Are the Harms of Not Addressing Bias in Health Care? - Institute for Healthcare Improvement (2:14)
How Can Providers Reduce Unconscious Bias? - Institute for Healthcare Improvement (4:33)
Race in Medicine : What You See Isn't What You Get - Dr. Naomi Shike - University Of Wisconsin Department Of Medicine (53:58)
Race, Racism & Medicine - Dr. Stephen Nelson - University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics (1:03:01) 

BOOKS AT THE TUC LIBRARY: CLINICAL APPLICATIONS IN RACE, MEDICINE & HEALTH