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A Presidential Advisory from the American Heart Association published in the journal Circulation (Volume 142, Issue 24, 2020) stating that a fundamental cause of persistent health disparities in the United States is structural racism.
A five-session series held at the UCSF School of Medicine discussing the origins of the use of racial categories in medicine, the controversies surrounding its current use and practice, and corrective future directions for clinical care, medical education, and research.
Policy brief from the UC Berkeley Othering & Belonging Institute discussing the attribution of health disparities to the biology and physiology of racial groups rather than to social and structural factors.
Information from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on social determinants affecting COVID-19 exposure, illness, hospitalization, and death, as well as other effects of the pandemic.