Race and Racism Discourse in U.S. Nursing

Race and Racism Discourse in U.S. Nursing

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Racism has historically been entrenched in both nursing and nursing education in the United States, despite deliberate efforts to raise awareness about how racism can cause health disparities in ethnic minority patients. To date,...
Do Minority Patients Receive the Same Quality of Cancer Care?

Do Minority Patients Receive the Same Quality of Cancer Care?

Cancer is a jarring and potentially sensitive subject, and that requires asking hard, even uncomfortable questions — especially when it comes to the quality of oncology care that marginalized patient groups receive.   When Chadwick Boseman, a popular African American...
APA Targets Structural Racism, Offers Solutions

APA Targets Structural Racism, Offers Solutions

The negative consequences of structural racism on mental health, and opportunities for change, are the focus of a special theme issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry (AJP), released to coincide with the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting. The...