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Narrative Guide in the News: A Step Toward Health Equity

Jan. 12, 2022

A Jan. 11 opinion piece by two academic medicine physicians in STAT highlighted Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative, and Concepts, published by the American Medical Association in collaboration with the AAMC Center for Health Justice. "By acknowledging how long-standing practices and beliefs — and language — have harmed the health of millions in the U.S. and shaped the unequal health system that exists today," wrote authors,  "we can imagine a future where physicians can truly partner with their patients, and everyone has an equal opportunity to live a healthy life." Read the piece and check out the guide.