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A Conceptual Map of Structural Racism in Health Care

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Longstanding racial and ethnic disparities in health care experiences contribute to unequal

 

health and life outcomes. In this brief from the Urban Institute, a conceptual map of structural

 

racism in health care demonstrates the connections between (1) mental models that guide how society thinks and acts; (2) unequal laws and policies that determine access to resources; and (3) racial and ethnic disparities in health care experiences and outcomes.

 
 

Download the brief itself here >