The Color of Care

From the Pediatric Anesthesia Article of the Day


The Color of Care


Travis Reece-Nguyen, MD, MPH, FAAP Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine Stanford University School of Medicine, National Chair SPA Diversity, Equity, Inclusion committee, Ron LitmanSep 2

The documentary, The Color of Careproduced by Oprah Winfrey and the Smithsonian, traces the origins of racial health disparities to practices that began during slavery in the U.S. and continue today. Using moving testimony from those who lost loved ones to COVID-19 and frontline medical workers in overwhelmed hospitals, it interweaves expert interviews and powerful data to expose the devastating toll of embedded racism in our healthcare system.The AAMC is providing FREE screening of the documentary that will remain available until Friday September 9th (at 11:59pm ET).Please feel free to share this link and host screening events with your colleagues, trainees, and learners; we would like this to reach as many people as possible.Access the documentary for free here:Morris Museum Screening Room Link Access code: 2022aamc (*Access code is sensitive so please copy/paste exactly as shown.)If you’d like an opportunity to continue the discussions about the documentary, the AAMC is sponsoring an expert panel webinar on September 7, 2022, from 12-1pm Eastern.Register for the webinar at this link: https://aamc-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Zo7MhQCUTSeAZgXyLTlHMg


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