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Dr. Rumay Alexander, a nursing educator at UNC-Chapel Hill and leader of diversity initiatives, discusses why ”checking the box” on diversity is not enough.

September 13, 2021

Racial disparities in the healthcare industry have long been an issue, with serious effects on outcomes. In this episode, Dr. Rumay Alexander discusses how the industry can begin to rebuild trust and shares some practical advice about how to build a program around diversity, equity and inclusion.

 

Stories mentioned in this episode:

HFMA's Healthcare News of Note: Black patients experience higher rates of adverse patient events relative to white patients, study says

New poll shows Black Americans put far less trust in doctors and hospitals than white people

CDC: Working together to reduce black maternal mortality

Howard University announces center to research health disparities

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