Information On COVID-19

Overview of COVID-19-related health care inequities
Using Palliative Care to Support Equitable Care in the Midst of COVID-19

An overview of COVID-19-related health and health care inequities for African Americans, palliative care’s role in caring for impacted patients and families, and CAPC tools to support these efforts.

HECC Webinar: Saying the Distant Goodbye, Clinical Perspectives

A diverse panel of national experts and devoted health care providers discussing insights and experiences of the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color. Reflections from each in the clinical and personal realm provide intimate revelations of how care and healing happen in the absence of family and loved ones at the patient's bedside during illness, and final transition. Center for Practical Bioethics, June 2020.

Taking a Closer Look at COVID-19, Health Inequities, and Racism

Interview with public health expert Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH, about glaring racial disparities in health care exposed by COVID-19. JAMA, June 2020.

RESEARCHRacial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Access to Telehealth

A study examining whether access to and use of telehealth services differed for disadvantaged groups including racial/ethnic minorities during the public health emergency. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, October 2020.

Black Lives in a Pandemic: Implications of Systemic Injustice for End‐of‐Life Care

Reflections on lessons and questions posed by COVID‐19 for health, medicine, and bioethics. The Hastings Center, June 2020.

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