Recordings of the Health Disparities and Equity in Healthcare & Medical Education Journal Club
About the Journal Club
The purpose of this journal club is for CMS faculty, researchers, staff and learners to become more knowledgeable about the causes and impacts of health disparities, biases in medical education, racism in medicine, and other related issues, in order to become better equipped to engage in clinical, research, and educational activities that bring us closer to eliminating health disparities and inequities in healthcare and medical education.
Article: "Beyond Insurance: Race-Based Disparities in the Use of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery for the Management of Severe Pediatric Obesity." Perez NP, Westfal ML, Stapleton SM, et al. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020;16(3):414-419. doi:10.1016/j.soard.2019.11.020.
Article: "Racial Disparities in Hospital Mortality Among Pediatric Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis Patients," Pediatric Cardiology 2021 Jan;42(1):59-71. doi: 10.1007/s00246-020-02454-4.
Date: January 13, 2022
Article: "Weight Bias Reduction among First-Year Medical Students: A Quasi-Randomized, Controlled Trial," Fitterman-Harris HF, Vander Wal JS. Clinical Obesity. 2021;11(6): e12479. Abstract.
Date: September 13, 2021
Article: "COVID-19 Racial Discrimination and Depressive Symptoms among Asians Americans: Does Communication about the Incident Matter?," Woo B, Jun J. Immigr Minor Health. 2021;1-8. doi:10.1007/s10903-021-01167-x.
Article: "Persistent Racial Disparities in Utilization Rates and Perioperative Metrics in Total Joint Arthroplasty in the U.S. - A Comprehensive Analysis of Trends from 2006 to 2015," Amen, Troy & Varady, Nathan & Rajaee, Sean & Chen, Antonia. (2020). Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 102. 1. 10.2106/JBJS.19.01194.
Date: March 25, 2021
Article: "When a Specialty Becomes 'Women’s Work': Trends in and Implications of Specialty Gender Segregation in Medicine," Pelley, Elaine MD; Carnes, Molly MD, MS Academic Medicine: Oct 2020 - Vol 95 - Issue 10 - p 1499-1506.