Posts tagged with ‘surgical disparities’

  • COVID-19

    Overcoming Bias 101: Teaching Away Disparities in COVID-19

    COVID-19 is severely impacting the entire transplant system. While much of the national attention has been turned towards transplant centers and who was safe to undergo an organ transplant with its attendant immunosuppression, relatively less attention has been given to the Organ Procurement Organizations (OPO), which are responsible for the conduct and recovery of deceased organs in the country.

  • Trauma

    Reaching Zero Preventable Deaths after Injury – Ways Forward

    States with poor access to a comprehensive trauma center have more deaths occurring before injured patients’ arrival at a hospital,…

  • Trauma

    Race Isn’t Supposed to Matter in the ER, but It Does

    In a recent article for VICE News, Adil Haider, MD, MPH, shared the challenges in recognizing and remedying racial disparities in trauma…

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