Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care (Paperback)
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Offers an innovative plan to eliminate inequalities in American health care and save the lives they endanger
Over 84,000 black and brown lives are needlessly lost each year due to health disparities: the unfair, unjust, and avoidable differences between the quality and quantity of health care provided to Americans who are members of racial and ethnic minorities and care provided to whites. Health disparities have remained stubbornly entrenched in the American health care system--and in Just Medicine Dayna Bowen Matthew finds that they principally arise from unconscious racial and ethnic biases held by physicians, institutional providers, and their patients.
About the Author
Dayna Bowen Matthew is William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law.