On this episode I talk with Anna Heffron on why it is important that we have health policy geared towards combating racism. How she was able to pass policy on this through the American Medical Association- Medical Student Section. What should the health care system do to combat the structural racism that is not only seen in society but is pervasive in medicine. Stay tuned! Don't forget to subscribe to Coloring Health Policy!
Hey yawl! On Coloring Health Policy, we will talk about a range of topics, but sometimes I want to "spit" knowledge about health care policy ideas that a lot of people of color do not really know about or think about until it happens. My first episode on this is about end of life planning. Not last will in testament but living will information, having conversations about end of life care before end of life happens. Stay tuned!
This Episode we take a deep history dive into the work that has been done on lynching and why it's a public health crisis that has been around for a very long time. Demar Lewis helps us understand why lynching is a problem all vulnerable communities deal with and how the legacy of lynching is impacting the health of these communities today. One of my most powerful episodes so far! Definitely take a listen!
American Exceptionalism will have you believing only Americans are dealing with COVID. But we have to remember its a PANDEMIC! On today's episode, I wanted to dive deeper into what is happening in other countries, and the policies they are implementing to fight COVID. Also how do we best address the discrimination that we are seeing during COVID? If you want to know more take a listen! Don't forget to hit that subscribe button!
Welcome to Coloring Health Policy a podcast centered on discussing how health policy impacts minority communities. I am your host Faith Crittenden. Check out this Trailer. Subscribe to the podcast that willing to add color into health policy.
On today's episode, I talk with Dr. Christel Wekon-Kemeni, Pediatric Resident and author of the the BlackManMD.com on how to increase the amount of Black men in Medicine. You do not want to miss out on this convo. Remember to subscribe to continue to listen to great content.
My first season of Coloring Health Policy called Changing the Narrative, I will feature outstanding individuals who are doing their part to change how health care is done.
On my first episode I am joined by the President of American Medical Student Association (AMSA), Dr. Isaiah Cochran, MD. We discuss the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color and vulnerable populations.
We also discuss what will be the outcome of COVID once the pandemic is over. This episode is a clear tone setter for the podcast and is a must listen to episode.
It will change your way of thinking, get you activated, and motivated to get more involved with health policy.
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