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BLACKLIVESMATTER: Anti-Racist Resources: Racism: In Medicine

This guide is meant to create a list of resources available here at New York Tech's Libraries in order to really engage with anti-racist thought.

Racial Bias in the Medical Field

This topic is explored widely in all fields in articles and databases in addition to the titles we have recommended below at New York Tech. Racial bias, can be seen and addressed in the medical field as in any major structure you would like to examine in the United States.

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Research Articles from our Databases

·       Alang S, McAlpine D, McCreedy E, Hardeman R. Police Brutality and Black Health: Setting the Agenda for Public Health Scholars. Am J Public Health. 2017;107(5):662‐665. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2017.303691

·       Bowleg L, Maria Del Río-González A, Mbaba M, Boone CA, Holt SL. Negative Police Encounters and Police Avoidance as Pathways to Depressive Symptoms Among US Black Men, 2015-2016. Am J Public Health. 2020;110(S1):S160‐S166. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2019.305460

·       Edwards F, Lee H, Esposito M. Risk of being killed by police use of force in the United States by age, race-ethnicity, and sex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019;116(34):16793‐16798. doi:10.1073/pnas.1821204116

        Filut A, Alvarez M, Carnes M. Discrimination Toward Physicians of Color: A Systematic Review. J Natl Med Assoc. 2020 Apr;112(2):117-  140. doi: 10.1016/j.jnma.2020.02.008. Epub 2020 Mar 18. PMID: 32197899; PMCID: PMC7253328.

·       Hall JM, Fields B. “It’s Killing Us!” Narratives of Black Adults About Microaggression Experiences and Related Health Stress. Glob Qual Nurs Res. 2015;2:2333393615591569. Published 2015 Jul 9. doi:10.1177/2333393615591569

        Laurencin CT, Murray M. An American Crisis: the Lack of Black Men in Medicine. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2017 Jun;4(3):317-321. doi: 10.1007/s40615-017-0380-y. Epub 2017 May 22. PMID: 28534304; PMCID: PMC5909952.

       Pilling R, Salpadoru I. Diversity in the Medical Workforce is Better for Patients. BMJ. 2019 Dec 11;367:l6874. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l6874. PMID: 31826858

      Schneider JA, Lancki N, Schumm P. At the intersection of criminal justice involvement and sexual orientation: Dynamic networks and health among a population-based sample of young Black men who have sex with men. Soc Networks. 2017;51:73‐87. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2017.04.001




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