Despite expansions in health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, racial and ethnic minorities still are more likely to have unequal access, receive poorer quality care and have worse health outcomes. The next webinar in the APHA series, Unequal Treatment:…

The first of a 4-part webinar series, the Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of the Nation, kicks off tomorrow. The first webinar examines health inequities and racism in the US. APHA President Shiriki Kumanyika will discuss how racism is one of the most…

Health professionals have a responsibility to fight the racism that contributes to poor health, writes Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH, New York City's health commissioner, in a recent New England Journal of Medicine commentary. Bassett challenges the medical and public health…