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    AAMC Press Conference: Racism and Health: How and Where to Make Changes

    In the wake of nationwide protests against police violence and racism, and the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the AAMC hosted a press conference on racism and public health on June 12, 2020. Hosted by David J. Skorton, MD, president and CEO of the AAMC, several AAMC experts answered questions and provided perspectives on the current state of race and health inequities at the intersection of public health, public policy, medical education, research, and clinical care. The press conference included remarks from David Acosta, MD, AAMC chief diversity and inclusion officer, Malika Fair, MD, MPH, AAMC senior director, health equity partnerships and programs, and Philip M. Alberti, PhD, AAMC senior director, health equity research and policy.

    Read teleconference transcript