STEMpathy Resource Library

Resources for the social identifiers of race, gender, and sexual orientation can fit into any STEM lesson plan. Find "plug-in" resources of varying time lengths to match your classroom.

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Public Health

Updating Health Literacy for Healthy People 2030:
Defining Its Importance for a New Decade in Public
Health

The Healthy People framework demonstrates the importance of the accessibility of health-related information.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Astronomy

TED Talk: The Jazz of Physics

Stephon Alexander describes a parallel between jazz music and the functioning of our universe.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Terminology

The page from the CDC website defines terminology commonly used to describe sexuality and gender. This list does not include all terms associated with sexuality and gender, but it covers the basic terms everyone should know.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Gender Inequality in Health

This TED Talk talks about gender disparities in health with the lens of research and pharmaceuticals. Key points of the discussion include how health issues specific to females are not always studied/tested on women, and how certain drugs created have ill-averse effects on certain genders compared to others.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

A Framework for Public Health Action: The Health Impact Pyramid

Thomas Frieden writes in the American Journal of Public Health to discuss the Health Impact Pyramid: what is it and how does it work? Frieden defines each level of the pyramid provides examples of prevention strategies that would fall into each one.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Differences between genders in healthcare

Read this study on the health system and how they treat non-binary and transgender individuals, who often have unique needs for hormones, surgery, and mental health services.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Public Health

Rainbow Doula DC focuses on non-binary and queer families

This article remind us that child bearing is not limited to heterosexual, cis-gendered women. It can be endured by many others and should be supported and respected.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Racism as a public health issue

On this episode of "Show Me The Science," scientists discuss the COVID-19 pandemic through the lens of racism.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Statistics

Is Statistics Racist?

Though we assume mathematics is unbiased, its applications to the real world can carry bias. In this article, Cleather explains how statistical concepts have been used to further eugenics.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Statistics

Studying LGBTQ+ Harrassment in Europe

Based on a survey conducted in 28 European countries, the following dataset illuminates conceptions of harassment based on sexual orientation. Work through the data with Geeta in order to form basic visualizations from the survey results.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Env Science

The eco gender gap: why is saving the planet seen as women's work?

Hunt's article points out the way marketing places the responsibility of acting sustainable on women, offering them eco-friendly options in the domestic sphere.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Env Science

US people of color still more likely to be exposed to pollution

This article discusses a study from the University of Washington which finds that race is the most influential factor on exposure to nitrogen dioxide, a key air pollutant.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

Seeking a New Lens to Study Same-Sex Behavior in Animals

Focusing on sexuality in evolution and animal biology, this New York Times article discusses a study from Yale and UC Berkeley researchers who seek to change the heteronormative assumptions of environmental science.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

If You Want Clean Water, Don't Be Black in America

Using Flint, Michigan as a preliminary case study, this article describes water issues in relation to race throughout America

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Env Science

Climate Refugees: Nations under threat

Focused on the country of Kirobas, this eight-minute video addresses the way climate change disproportionately affects island communities.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Medical Research

Addressing Health Equity and Caring for Vulnerable

The podcast series centers on the anti-racism and health equity efforts in the United States, as well as the role of Black physicians in this time of unrest.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Medical Research

Earning Trust Among Native American Population

Medical students wrote a letter to the editor of the Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges discussing the importance of gaining trust of Native American communities. This short letter allows broad discussion about how to gain trust of underserved communities.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Medical Research

How HIV Impacts LGBTQ People

This article explains disparities in HIV treatment and research. It provides inferences for why HIV disproportionately affects gay men and minorities.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Medical Research

Clinical Trials Have Far Too Little Racial and Ethnic Diversity

Many clinical trials are composed of 80 to 90% white patients, despite almost 40% of all Americans belonging to minority groups. This article explains the importance of diversity in clinical drug trials.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Medical Research

Immigrants Struggle To Understand Doctors' Orders.

1 in 10 US citizens have limited English proficiency. This NPR article discusses the necessity and lack of language translators in healthcare.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Medical Research

When disease strikes, gender matters

This Harvard panel discusses the importance of identifying differences between men and women when conducting disease research. This resource is pivotal to the understanding of the need for gender representation in clinical trials.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Medical Research

The Gender Spectrum: A Scientist Explains Why Gender Isn't Binary

This source is about non-binary individuals, and how the gender spectrum is not binary, instead following a bimodal distribution with higher probability of being on one side or the other. This source talks about the genetic factors of being intersex, the physiological factors that show gender and how is a spectrum, and ends with examples in the animal kingdom that don't follow the gender binary or can become transgender.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Public Health

TED Talk: The toxic baby

Filmmaker Penelope Jagessar Chaffer presents during TEDWomen 2010 discussing the harmful effects of hormone altering chemicals on our children. She invites University of California, Berkeley Professor Tyrone Hayes to explain how the pesticide Atrazine has been linked to developing breast cancer and male sterilization, especially among men working in agriculture who tend to be Mexican American.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Public Health

Dads are stepping up to help out more at home during the pandemic

Gender roles have been defined by women staying at home to take care of chores and the children, while men particpate in the workforce acting as the family breadwinner. This article from Globalnews discusses how these traditional gender roles are forced to be disturbed due to conditions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Gay doctor passionately rallies against the 'old prejudice'

Nick McIntosh explains his desire to help people by giving blood but how Australia has bans on gay and bisexual men giving blood.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

This page on the CDC's website is an all-encompassing collection of health related issues and topics that impact the LGBTQ+ community. Students can explore a wide range of topics and be exposed to all facets of LGBTQ+ health.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Public Health

The healthcare gender bias: do men get better medical treatment?

Women have been silence for centuries and in light of movements such as #MeToo, this article from The Guardian breaks the silence as it discusses discrimantory practices against women in healthcare. It brings up disparities in female physicians as well as women not being properly treated due to assumptions that they are hypochondriacs.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Astronomy

Dear Mangalyaan: What India's Mars mission means to me

Most people know about NASA’s missions to Mars, Curiosity among them. Less talked about are efforts by non-Western countries lead by non-White scientists.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Astronomy

Why Native Hawaiians are Protesting for Mauna Kea

Resistance against the telescope is not about stalling "science," but protecting a sacred site.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Astronomy

A new Hawaiian Renaissance

Native Hawaiians have consistently protested against the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope, at its site on Mauna Kea.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Astronomy

The Nonbinary Fraction

A white paper discussing the problems with gender-related studies in astronomy.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Computer Science

Sex and gender differences and biases

Cirillo et al. explain how current biomedical technologies that use AI models to tailor treatments can be biased based on gender. The paper outlines how current algorithms do not consider how gender plays into death and disease and in doing so, produces sub-optimal results. The paper outlines in depth current technologies and their effect on women, both positive and negative.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Computer Science

The CS-Ed Podcast: Systemic Change

Listen to understand how systems can be changed for sustainable equity, as well as to learn about the organization CSforAll.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Computer Science

The complex UX design behind gender selection forms

Krzyminski delves into the question of how to construct gender selection forms so that they are both inclusive and useful for the people collecting the data. The author provides four examples of gender selection forms and how they perform within each of these criteria.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Computer Science

Is Artificial Intelligence Queerphobic?

This article explains how Artificial Intelligence algorithms can be biased against the LGBTQ+ community. The article touches on censorship of language used by this community, how AI can learn offensive languages and biases that it can then replicate, and many other issues.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Computer Science

The push to redefine "good design" amid the Black Lives Matter movement

This article describes how Nextdoor reduces racial profiling through a change in their UX and how the same principle can be applied throughout UX design. The article further explains similar UX decisions, spearheaded by social psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Computer Science

Equity & Creativity in Computer Science

Jean Ryoo, a researcher at the UCLA Computer Science Equity Project, speaks about equitable access to Computer Science Education.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Computer Science

Don't Just Learn To Code, Learn To Create

Get inspired to create and have an impact on the world during our digital revolution.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Env Science

If You Care About the Environment, You Should Care About Gender

This article recognizes examples of gender inequity in climate solutions before explaining how women are involved in environmental progress.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Env Science

The tribes paying the brutal price of conservation

This article shares the impact of conservation projects on international Native communities. The author focuses on the case study on the Central Kalahari game park in Botswana

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

An Open Letter on DAPL

Jon Eagle Sr., a preservation officer for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, wrote this letter on the U.S. government’s treatment of tribal land.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

Pollution Is Killing Black Americans. This Community Fought Back.

This feature discusses the efforts of a Black community in Philadelphia to reduce hazardous waste in their environment.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Statistics

Visualizing Data To Save Lives: A History of Early Public Health Infographics

Data visualization laid the foundation for social reform in 19th-century Britain.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Computer Science

Afrofuturist Museum Mines Artifacts from the Future

A museum exhibit demonstrates an intersection of art and science, centering Blackness in "design future thinking."

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Coronavirus and Water Access

Individuals living in low-income rural communities do not have access to safe drinking water and must rely on bottled water. This article explains how the need for water has been exacerbated due to the global pandemic and why it needs to be addressed.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Public Health

LGBTQ Individuals Are More Likely to Develop an Eating Disorder. Here's Why

This article provides reasons for why individuals may develop eating disorders and explains how these reasons may occur more often for individuals belonging to the LGBTQ+ community.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Molly the Rare Hermaphrodite Dog

Molly is a hermaphrodite dog, meaning that she has both male and female reproductive organs.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Why are Black and Latino Kids More Likely to Die of Certain Cancers?

Published in 2018, this NPR article discusses a study by epidemiologist Rebecca Kehm about the effects of socioeconomic factors on childhood cancer survival.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Huge Racial Disparities Found in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy

This article brings attention to the health disparity found in maternal rates in the United States. The US has the highest maternal mortality of developed countries, and racial disparities are even more drastic with the United States. Doctors and public health officials explain risk factors, causes of death, and possible solutions to the crisis.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Public Health

Black, Latino patients more likely to undergo amputations

University of Southern California Professor David Armstrong speaks about amputations caused by diabetes, what Armstrong calls “an epidemic within an epidemic,” in this CNN article. The article also includes a short video on diabetes and its symptoms.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Statistics

Exploring Gender Through TIME Covers

This dataset allows students to build a simple linear model to describe the relationship between year and percentage of female TIME cover photos.

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45-60+ Minutes

Statistics

Celebrating Black Firsts

Using a dataset called "Firsts" from Kaggle, this Jupyter notebook shows a basic statistical approach to learn more about firsts contributed to our society by African Americans.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Env Science

Installing Inequality: The Racial Disparities In Solar Deployment

This article describes statistics related to unequal access to clean energy, as described in a study by researchers at UC Berkeley

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

Environmental Justice, Explained

A three-minute video which explains the origins of environmental justice issues and provides an overview of the subject.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

"Black Bodies, Green Spaces" coupled with "These are the Faces of Tranquility"

Harvard Professor Tiya Miles writes about the relationship between Black Americans and the environment. The second link, a photo essay, shows Black Americans surrounded by green space.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

Bandana Bunch: Queer Ecology Hanky Project Explores Nature And Sexuality

The Queer Ecology Hanky Project is an art exhibit which explores nature, environmental issues, and human sexuality. This article discusses the symbolism and purpose of the exhibit

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and archaeologists uncover ancient practices

Members of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and researchers from UC Berkeley speak about the traditional knowledge used by native people to manage their environment. The included video also demonstrates how reintegrating native people into the environment can promote sustainability.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Medical Research

An Indigenous bioethicist on CRISPR and decolonizing DNA

An interview with Navajo bioethicist-geneticist Krystal Tsosie on the ethical implications of CRISPR-Cas9.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Medical Research

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks visited Johns Hopkins Hospital for cervical cancer treatment. After she passed away, her cancer cells were discovered to be immortal and continued to multiply. Her cells were harvested without the permission of her family and used for research. These materials explain her and her family's story and how this event sparked conversations about ethics in medical research

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Medical Research

These important LGBTQ scientists changed the world through science!

The Orlando Science Center provides the names and important discoveries of 6 LGBTQ+ scientists. This is a good resource to provide students with LGBTQ+ role models in research.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Medical Research

The problems with LGTBQ healthcare

The Harvard School of Public Health held a forum, “Health in the LGBTQ Community: Improving Care and Confronting Discrimination" to discuss health disparities in the LGBTQ+ community. This resource highlights talking points that pertain to the importance of learning more about LGBTQ health.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Medical Research

COVID-19 amplifies gender disparities in research

This source introduces how the COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized gender disparities in medical research. When accounting for the genders of authors publishing COVID research, it was found that the majority of them are men.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Medical Research

Are the Brains of Transgender People Different

This source is about the differences and similarities on transgender and cisgender brains. Although research is mixed, there's a general trend towards transgender individuals having the same brain structure as the gender in which they identify as, even when the studies are controlled for hormones.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Medical Research

Human Genomics Research Has a Diversity Problem

Currently, minorities makeup less than 22% of genetic studies. This NPR article discusses the importance of involving minorities in genetic studies by providing examples of genetic variation between races and their contributions to different diseases

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

A Tale of Two Zip Codes

This 4-minute video explains how a person’s zip code has a larger impact on their health outcome than their genetic code.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Turning the words 'racism is a public health crisis' into action

Mary Basset is the director of the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University. In this interview, Basset expands on her claim that racism is a public health issue and explains that in order to solve our public health issues, we must first defeat racism. Find disucssion questions here.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Public Health

Discrimination Prevents LGBTQ People From Accessing Health Care

This article from the Center for American Progress describes different forms of discrimination LGBTQ individuals experience when trying to receive the health care they need. It shows results of survey data completed in 2017 to clearly exhibit the discrimination. This article also discusses differences in policy and policy enforcement between two different administrations.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

The Coronavirus Is Killing Black Americans at an Alarmingly High Rate

This article discusses the racial disparities within coronavirus mortality rates in black communities. They provide a lot of statistical evidence and explain possible causes of this disparity

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Astronomy

Race and Space

From the Franklin Institute, learn about experiences of racism in astronomy.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Astronomy

Space Is Gay, and it Has an Important Lesson for Us

This article explores the relationship between queer astronomers (and one astrologist) and space, through summarizing a suite of interviews and providing some historical context.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Astronomy

Astronomy is losing women three times faster than men

A study finds that female astronomers are leaving the academia job market at three to four times the rate of men.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Astronomy

The Most Powerful Nerd

Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of the most famous scientist-celebrities today. But, this position is inherently unlikely, with very few African-Americans receiving degrees in Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Computer Science

The Changing Facial Recognition Landscape

This extended show discusses the potential of bias in datasets, as well as the dangers of facial recognition.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Computer Science

Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You're a White Guy

The article describes Joy Buolamwini's research into how facial recognition software works much better for white men than women and people of color, why this happens, and the implications of this bias.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Computer Science

Dealing With Bias in Artificial Intelligence

This article includes insight from three women in AI into the root causes of bias in AI and advice to reduce it.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Computer Science

Millions of black people affected by racial bias in health-care algorithms

In this article, Heidi Ledford explains how algorithms that allocate healthcare to patients have a racial bias. The article explains that because of systemic racism in healthcare, black patients were typically assigned lower risk scores -- making them less likely to receive personalized care.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Computer Science

'Nerd', 'Nonsmoker', 'Wrongdoer': How Might A.I. Label You?

This article describes how ImageNet Roulette, an app that labels faces based on Artificial Intelligence, shows biases in facial recognition software and how they can be based in the biases of the engineers themselves.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Computer Science

Twitter is dropping coding terms like 'master' and 'slave'

Canales reports on an internal change in the language used by Twitter in code and related topics. The article includes a list of the words and phrases that were changed, and their new alternatives.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Computer Science

With AI and Criminal Justice, the Devil is in the Data

This article, from the ACLU, provides insight into the impact of AI on racism in the criminal justice system, from tools used in law enforcement to those used to suggest bail amounts or whether someone should get parole, ending with a description of software to increase accountability..

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Computer Science;Public Health

Interactive Race Tracker

Using the COVID-19 race tracker and introductory CS concepts, this project allows students to learn about the disproportionate effect of COVID-19 on Black Americans while practicing computer science concepts. The above link will take you to the main page for this project, which includes guiding questions, the original data, and an example solution. Teachers may give students some of the example solution to tailor the project, depending on the skills they wish to highlight. The assignment can be either take home or in class, but discussion is encouraged either during the project or after finishing it.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Env Science

Project Drawndown Solution: Health and Education

Project Drawdown's mission is to present solutions which would help the world reach "drawdown," the point at which greenhouse gases in the atmosphere peak and start to steadily decline. This solution focuses on the health and education of women.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

Earth is Not Your Mother - TEDxPaonia

This 13-minute video introduces viewers to the idea of performing a gender, as well as the implied relationships between humans and nature in the term "Mother Earth."

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

Near Coasts, Rising Seas Could Also Push Up Long-Buried Toxic Contamination

Climate change induced sea level rise causes groundwater beneath industrial urban areas to rise, which exposes communities to toxic pollution. Residents of these low-lying areas are often primarily people of color.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Env Science

To Survive Climate Catastrophe, Look to Queer and Dibbled Folks

This Op-Ed describes the efforts of queer disabled organizers to build climate resilient communities. The article calls for the recognition of many types of communities and their role in supporting our society, much like each component in the Earth's ecosystem.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Env Science

The real value of urban farming. (Hint: It's not always the food.)

This Vox article explores the urban farming movement, including the environmental and social effects.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Computer Science

Tandon Student Speaks Out in Code Rather Than Words

A college computer science student has used coding to create resources related to Black Lives Matter.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Public Health

When Doctors Downplay Women's Health Concerns

This NYT article describes a large issue in public health and medicine: ignoring women's health issues. It uses both anecdotal evidence and important stats to describe why the problem exists and how current doctors are trying to fix it.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Public Health

Gender Disparities in Healthcare

Eight women share their stories about discrimination within the healthcare system.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Number of LGBT People Seeking Suicide-Prevention Has Spiked

Ramsden reports on the mental health of LGBT people during the lockdown in the United Kingdom

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

LGBT Health Disparities

Written by Cigna, here is a list of health disparities faced by LGBTQ individuals and explanations as to how those disparities may arise. Cigna also provides ways in which doctors can provide the support and care needed to LGBTQ patients.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

Ethnic and Racial Minorities & Socioeconomic States

From the American Psychological Association, this article defines socioeconomic status, its relation to race, and how it affects societies' physical and psychological health.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Public Health

National leaders propose Anti-Racism in Public Health Act

A new legislation called the Anti-Racism in Public Health Act has been proposed. If approved, racism would be acknowledged as a public health crisis on the federal level and new programs would be created with an aim at breaking down structural racism in areas including healthcare and law enforcement.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Statistics

David H. Blackwell: A Profile of Inspiration and Perseverance

A short biography on David Blackwell, a Black statistician who faced discrimination throughout his life.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Statistics

RA Fisher and the science of hatred

This blog post discusses how racism influences statistics and how historic statisticians made their discoveries motivated by an interest in eugenics.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

Study Links Gas Flares to Preterm Births, With Hispanic Women at High Risk

This article recognizes racial disparity in a women’s health issue caused by gas flares.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

How to Queer Ecology: Once Goose at a Time

Alex Johnson writes about the human-made divisions between "natural" and "unnatural," as well as how these arbitrary categories affect people and biological studies.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Env Science

Clean Water and Race

The water crisis as experienced by Black, Latinx, and Native Americans is shown in this article.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Env Science

Climate breakdown 'is increasing violence against women'

Harvey covers a study which finds a correlated increase in gender-based violence with increases in environmental pressures.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Medical Research

Women in Science: Remembering Rosalind Franklin

This webpage highlights the importance of women in STEM by explaining the crucial role of Rosalind Franklin played in the discovery of DNA.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Medical Research

Melanoma Among Non-Hispanic Black Americans

This is an analysis paper published on the CDC's webpage analyzing melanoma incidence and 5-year survival rates of non-Hispanic Black US- populations. Material provides resultant data and draws conclusions that healthcare providers need improved education on incidence of melanoma in non-Hispanic Black populations.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Medical Research

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Obstetrics and Gynecology

This research article provides examples of racial disparities in women's health. The article also breaks down how patients, physicians, and the healthcare system contribute to these differences as well as provides potential solutions to reduce these disparities.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Medical Research

Racism and Medical Education: Telling the Full Story

Strucutral racism has affected U.S. medical education, and its consequences are still experienced today.

Duration:

45-60+ Minutes

Medical Research

'We're Petrified': Immigrants Afraid to Seek Medical Care for Coronavirus

The New York Times published this article expresses the fear immigrants have when seeking medical attention for COVID-19. They question if going to the hospital will affect their chances at becoming US citizens. ?

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5-20 Minutes

Medical Research

Medical Students Push For More LGBTQ Health Training

Many feel that medical schools don't properly address health disparities that affect the LGBTQ+ communities. NPR provides background on current medical school practices, as well as pressure for curriculum changes to address these issues.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes

Medical Research

American medicine was built on the backs of slaves.

This Washington post article discusses the history of medicine and how in coincided with slavery. Bachynski explains how the origins of medical practices still influence patients today and poses questions to doctors about what can be changed to combat the issue. ?

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25-40 Minutes

Medical Research

Uché Blackstock on diversity in medicine

This emergency physician speaks about medical education and diversity consulting.

Duration:

25-40 Minutes

Public Health

6 Major Health Disparities Affecting the LGBTQ+ Community

This article highlights some of the main health disparities among the LGBTQ+ community as well as discusses the impacts those disparities have on them. ?

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5-20 Minutes

Public Health

A doctor battles health inequality

A short feature of Ebonie Woolcock, a Harvard Medical School instructor, speaks about her personal fight for equitable health care.

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5-20 Minutes

Public Health

White Coats for Black Lives

Learn about healthcare workers across the country protesting for Black Lives Matter during the pandemic.

Duration:

5-20 Minutes