Recommendations for teaching about racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care.

@article{Smith2007RecommendationsFT,
  title={Recommendations for teaching about racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care.},
  author={Wally R. Smith and Joseph R. Betancourt and Diedtra Henderson and J. C. Bussey-Jones and Valerie E. Stone and Christopher O. Phillips and Alicia Calleja Fern{\'a}ndez and Elizabeth Johanna Jacobs and Jacqueline Bowles},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={147 9},
  pages={
          654-65
        }
}
The health and life expectancy of Americans has dramatically improved during the past several decades, but racial and ethnic minorities have not benefited equally from this progress. Differences in health outcomes between majority and minority populations, commonly referred to as racial or ethnic disparities in health, are the result of several factors operating in complex sociologic, cultural, political, economic, and health care contexts. Until recently, curricula addressing racial and ethnic… CONTINUE READING
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