Antiracism Book Club


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This is a media-based discussion group geared toward Stanford Health affiliates, students, staff, and faculty. We meet once a month to explore issues relevant to racism in medicine through the written word and videos. We are always open to new members.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ by the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Summer 2020 Meetings

Friday, July 17 | 12 - 1 pm | Medical Racism

Friday, August 21 | 12 - 1 pm | Fallout from Medical Racism

Friday, September 18 | 12 - 1 pm | Social Justice and Medicine

Please register through the event title to receive Zoom meeting info.

Feel free to join our Stanford Slack workspace, Antiracismbookclub, to submit your thoughts and questions for the group. If you are unable to attend, you can always use the channel to contribute to the discussion.

Selected Materials for Fallout from Medical Racism (August 21, 2020)



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You will need to have a SUNet ID in order to watch Unnatural Causes: When the Bough Breaks. As an alternative, check your local public library to see if they offer access to Kanopy.

TED Talk. (2017, 2 May). David R. Williams: How racism makes us sick. [Video]. YouTube.

NBC News. (2020, 19 May).  Doctor On Mission To Stop Preventable Amputations In Diabetic Black Americans. [Video]. YouTube.

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