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(In chronological order)

A New Front Against Racism: State and med schools to address racism in medicine, health care
HMS News | August 3, 2021

William A. Hinton (1883–1959): Diagnosing and Confronting Racism in the Medical Profession
Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities | July 20, 2021

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky Unveils Agency Initiative to Address Racism in Health
Time | April 8, 2021

Taking Aim at Racism: PME anti-racism task force prepares findings, recommendations
HMS News | April 2, 2021

How Racism and Sexism Intertwine to Torment Asian-American Women
The New York Times | March 18, 2021

Black women in medicine—rising above invisibility
The Lancet | February 13, 2021

How Should Health Professional Education Respond to Widespread Racial and Ethnic Health Inequity and Police Brutality?
AMA Journal of Ethics | February 2021

Field Correction: Race-based medicine, deeply embedded in clinical decision making, is being scrutinized and challenged
Harvard Medicine | Winter 2021

Misrepresenting Race — The Role of Medical Schools in Propagating Physician Bias
The New England Journal of Medicine | January 6, 2021

Addressing racism in medicine: Experts call on colleagues to turn talk into action
Healio | October 14, 2020

From a small town in North Carolina to big-city hospitals, how software infuses racism into U.S. health care
STAT | October 13, 2020

Exploring the North’s long history of slavery, scientific racism
The Harvard Gazette | October 9, 2020

Addressing and Eliminating Racism at the AAMC and Beyond
AAMC | October 2020

Making Anti-Racism A Core Value In Academic Medicine
by J. Nwando Olayiwola, Darrell M. Gray, II, et al.
Health Affairs | August 25, 2020

The Performance of “Antiracism” Curricula
The New England Journal of Medicine | August 25, 2020

Medical Schools Have Historically Been Wrong on Race
The New York Times | July 27, 2020

Gravestone Dedicated to the First Black Female Medical Doctor in the US
Boston Globe | July 18, 2020

Structural Solutions for the Rarest of the Rare — Underrepresented-Minority Faculty in Medical Subspecialties
New England Journal of Medicine | July 16, 2020

How U.S. systemic racism plays out in Black lives
Reuters | July 15, 2020

Medical schools need to do much more to protect students of color from racism
AAMC | July 14, 2020

On Racism: A New Standard For Publishing On Racial Health Inequities
Health Affairs | July 2, 2020

A Reading List on Issues of Race
Harvard faculty recommend the writers and subjects that promote context and understanding
The Harvard Gazette | June 15, 2020

ER doctors: We're no strangers to violence but we try to de-escalate without anyone dying
USA Today | June 12, 2020

Stolen Breaths
New England Journal of Medicine | June 11, 2020

Academic medical leaders and learners reflect on police brutality, racism, and the path forward
AAMC | June 5, 2020

Birding While Black: #BlackBirdersWeek seeks to interrupt stereotypes about who belongs in nature and science
Inside Higher Ed | June 5, 2020

10 Small Steps for Department Chairs to Foster Inclusion
Inside Higher Ed | June 5, 2020

At Home with Harvard: Racial Justice
Harvard Magazine | June 2, 2020

Before You Check In On Your Black Friend, Read This
Refinery 29 | June 2, 2020

4 Ways that Academics and Scientists can Effectively Combat Racism
Forbes | June 2, 2020

Scientists Speak out Against Racial Injustice and Discrimination Amid Protests
The Washington Post | June 2, 2020

AAMC Statement on Police Brutality and Racism in America and Their Impact on Health
Press Release | June 1, 2020

How Higher Education Can Fight Racism: "Speak Up When it’s Hard"
The Chronicle of Higher Education | June 1, 2020

How White Managers Can Respond to Anti-Black Violence
Yale Insight | June 1, 2020

10 Books About Race To Read Instead Of Asking A Person Of Color To Explain Things To You
Bustle | June 1, 2020

America Must Listen to its Wounds
The Guardian | May 30, 2020

'We Are Living in a Racism Pandemic,' Says APA President
American Psychological Association | May 29, 2020

Self-Care Tips for Black People Who Are Struggling With This Very Painful Week
Vice | May 28, 2020

Your Black Colleagues May Look Like They’re Okay — Chances Are They’re Not
Refinery29 | May 28, 2020

5 Ways White People Can Take Action in Response to White and State-Sanctioned Violence
Medium | May 27, 2020

Affirming Black Lives Without Inducing Trauma
Teaching Tolerance | May 8, 2020

Incentivizing Faculty Diversity
Inside Higher Ed | January 23, 2020

Task Force Outlines Changes Needed to Increase African American Physics and Astronomy Students
American Institute of Physics AIP | January 5, 2020

Earth Science Has a Whiteness Problem
The New York Times | December 23, 2019

Study Identifies a Key Reason Black Scientists are Less Likely to Receive NIH Funding
Science | October 9, 2019

(More) Bias in Science Hiring
Inside Higher Ed | June 7, 2019

Racial and Gender Biases Plague Post Doc Hiring
Science | June 3, 2019

What I Learned While Reporting on the Dearth of Black Mathematicians
The New York Times | February 20, 2019

How Implicit Bias and Lack of Diversity Undermine Science
Scientific American | December 17, 2018

Lab Heads Should Learn to Talk About Racism
Nature | July 6, 2018

Experiences of Black Doctoral Students Underscores Need to Increase Diversity in STEM Fields | April 10, 2018

PBS’s Teaching Your Child About Black History Month
PBS | February 15, 2018

To Attract More Blacks and Hispanics to STEM, Universities Must Address Racial Issues on Campus
The Hechinger Report | January 23, 2018

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
Medium | August 13, 2017

Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: evidence and interventions
The Lancet | April 8-14, 2017

Breaking the Silence: Time to Talk About Race and Racism
Academic Medicine | March 2020

What do Leaders Need to Understand About Diversity?
Yale Insights | January 1, 2011