A conversation about health equity, with Dr. Kermit Jones (EP.18)
January 14, 2021
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A conversation about health equity, with Dr. Kermit Jones (EP.18)

In countless ways, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed, exploited, and exacerbated the racial inequities long endemic to our healthcare system. Today we talk with Dr. Kermit Jones, a primary care physician, lawyer, and former Navy flight surgeon about the interaction between COVID-19 and longstanding structural racism in medicine. To learn more, check out: - the CDC's primer on the racial and ethnic disparities of COVID-19 - The Washington Post's analysis of 5.8 million COVID-19+ cases late last year - this perspective in the Journal of the American Medical Association's Health Forum on racism in the health care system To listen to other episodes of Civic Rx, visit us at civic-rx.org.