March 3, 2015

If Black Lives Matter, We Can’t Stay on the Sidelines

| By Jonathan Heller | Let’s not sit on the sidelines. With those words Dr. Mary Bassett, health commissioner of New York City, in a Perspective for The New England Journal of Medicine clearly and boldly declares that health professionals are accountable for fighting interpersonal and institutional racism, because of […]
January 8, 2015

Black Lives Matter: Intersections of Racism, Discrimination, and Health

| By Fabiola Santiago | I was in Thailand when the Ferguson case erupted. Traveling was a long-held dream come true – up until two years ago I was undocumented and couldn’t risk leaving the country. But even on this two-month trip to Southeast Asia, I could not avoid racism. […]