How Medical Schools Try to Help Doctors Understand Patients in Poverty

Programs that address the health issues of poverty can help students become more empathetic doctors. Patients living in underserved communities receive care at a mobile dental and medical clinic in Milton, Florida.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) At other universities, facing poverty means leaving campus and venturing into the local community. At the Washington University School of Medicine […]

Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health

The man who wrote the book about poorer health outcomes for persons of color will be in St. Louis on Monday, January 15 as the MLK celebration keynote speaker at Washington University School of Medicine. For further reading see this Article in The St. Louis American. “Bending the Arc: Harnessing Research and Engagement for Health Equity” […]