“To Close Racial Health Inequity Chasm, a Comprehensive Audit of Historical Policies, Events and Practices is Needed” the Georgetown University Medical Center Covers Research Co-Authored by Dr. Christopher King

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On its covering of the recent publication co-authored by Dr. Christopher King, the Georgetown University Medical Center highlights the research on how structural racism yields stark differences in health outcomes. The research team examines the history of local and federal policies that have disproportionately impacted the health and well-being of Black residents from the District’s founding in 1790 through today. According to the article, “King wants this type of historical analyses to inspire . . . similar examinations in their efforts to create and evaluate policies to achieve racial justice”.

Read the Georgetown University Medical Center article.