Race-based Medicine


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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Patricia Kullberg speaks with University of Washington medical student Naomi Nkinsi about how racist ideas about African-American bodies are embedded in medical science and how students, doctors and scholars are challenging so-called “race-based medicine” which was supposed to improve care for African-Americans.

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A more accurate method to estimate glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine: a new prediction equation.


Toward the Abolition of Race in Medicine.


Hidden in Plain Sight — Reconsidering the Use of Race Correction in Clinical Algorithms


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