How Underserved Patients Are Impacted by Negative Stereotype Threats & What They Can Do To Demand Accountability From Biased Providers

To achieve equity in health facilities, every health care provider should take up the responsibility to mitigate the effect of bias in medicine in all levels of interactions and points of contact with their patients.

Stereotype Threat; The significant role of stereotype threat in health disparities

Health disparities are preventable and mainly affect socially disadvantaged people- the minority, making this disadvantaged population face worse health outcomes. Stereotype threat is prominent as a result of the interactions between patients and health providers.

Addressing Health Disparities Amid COVID19

As a physician, I’ve seen disparities among my patients. I’ve seen it from my personal patient, but I’ve also seen it from other institutions especially in the research that we do, the environmental scans that we do, to how people are accessing health.

LGBTQ Health and Human Rights

Many people in the transgender community are arrested, criminalized, and incarcerated at high rates. In incarceration and when we’re detained we experience high rates of violence in those settings.

Inclusive Care for LGBTQ Patients and their Families

In some places there are no providers we work with a lot of youth gender clinics, working with transgender youths and a lot of times we hear of families having to travel hundreds of miles to go to a clinic

Black and Brown Health

Black and Brown people in America are two to six times more likely to die from health-related complications than their white peers, even when you look at people whose income is the same