Antiracism Book Club


Quote about the disparity regarding the health of blacks with a long list of names of black medical victims


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 (readings)

August 21 | 12 - 1 pm | Fallout from Medical Racism (readings)

September 18 | 12 - 1 pm | Social Justice and Medicine (readings)

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 Social Justice and Medicine (September 18, 2020)



TEDMed. (2015). Mary Bassett: Why Your Doctor Should Care About Social Justice. [Video].

For Harriet. (2017, 30 December). Black Americans are Living on Borrowed Time. [Video] YouTube.

TED. (2015, 17 February). Nadine Burke Harris: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime. [Video] YouTube.