COVID-19 Magnifies Existing Inequities Faced by Transgender and Gender-Expansive Communities

August 27th, 2020

By: Dougie Zubizarreta, Mai-Han Trinh and Tarek Ahmed, MBBS


As COVID-19 devastates lives throughout the world, the inequities experienced by transgender and gender-diverse[...]

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COVID: He Didn’t Have to Die

August 26th, 2020

By: Rebekah Rollston, MD, MPH


He’s young. Just 49 years old. A long life ahead of him. He was hospitalized a week ago and doing okay initially on the[...]

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Seeing the Water: Seven Values Targets for Anti-Racism Action

August 25th, 2020

By: Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD


You know the old saying, “It’s hard for a fish to see the water in which it swims?” That’s true! And in the United[...]

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Investment & Innovation in Primary Care: An Update and Call to Action

August 20th, 2020

By: Greeshma Somashekar


We’ve all seen the headlines—primary care practices are in trouble: “America’s looming primary care crisis,” “Fewer[...]

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LGBTQ Youth Face Unique Challenges Amidst COVID-19

August 18th, 2020

By: Amy Green, PhD and Myeshia Price-Feeney, PhD


The physical toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is tangible, though its impact on mental health is just starting to be[...]

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COVID-19 & the Political Determinants of Health

August 13th, 2020

By: Natalia Linos, ScD, MSc


From the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was clear that America’s deep-rooted inequities would play a[...]

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My Moral Responsibility as a Physician: Addressing the Political Determinants of Health

August 11th, 2020

By: Jeremy Stricsek, MD


A while back I was invited to attend a panel discussion on primary care at an area medical school. For 45 minutes the[...]

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Food Insecurity… Emerging Again from the Shadows of COVID-19

August 6th, 2020

By: Kofi D. Essel, MD, MPH


On first glance, COVID-19 appeared to be the “great equalizer,” particularly with reports of celebrities and world[...]

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COVID-19 Data Reporting Redirected from CDC to HHS

August 5th, 2020

By: Suporna Chaudhuri


Autumn may be around the corner, but a reprieve from ever-increasing COVID-19 death tolls and skyrocketing case rates[...]

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The Impacts of Racism on the Health of our Nation

August 4th, 2020

By: Gary LeRoy, MD and Ada Stewart, MD


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” The[...]

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