Hot Topic: An Evidence-Based Approach to Addressing Healthcare’s Inequities
Tuesday, April 12th
About the Session
David R. Williams developed a scale to measure the impact of discrimination on well-being, going beyond traditional measures like income and education to reveal how factors like implicit bias, residential segregation and negative stereotypes create and sustain inequality. In this eye-opening talk, Williams presents evidence for how racism is producing a rigged system—and offers hopeful examples of programs across the U.S. that are working to dismantle discrimination.
- Describe the impact of inequalities in healthcare on well-being.
- Describe examples of programs that are successfully improving health equity.