August 13, 2020

Racism In Healthcare

In this episode of Critical Matters, we will discuss racism in healthcare.

Our guest is Dr. Gregory R. Johnson. Dr. Johnson is Chief Medical Officer of Hospital Medicine for Sound Physicians. In his role as CMO for Hospital Medicine, he has clinical leadership responsibility for over 200 hospital medicine programs and thousands of clinicians that care for millions of patients every year. Dr. Johnson is a thought leader within his field and a champion for diversity, inclusion, and belonging within medicine.

Additional Resources:
The Distribution of Suffering, Relief, and Greed in the Pandemic:
COVID-19 and African Americans:
Diagnosing and Treating Systemic Racism:
Unequal Treatment:
Tuskegee Syphilis Study:

Books Mentioned in this Episode:
Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care by Dayna B. Mathew:
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot: