American Medical Association: Health Care Equity
(Curated Resource Page)
The American Medical Association has established a Health Care Equity page, listing numerous recent articles and other resources on this critical topic, including a video series on how physicians can help create a more equitable system, AMA recommendations to congress on this topic, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically exposed the fault lines in care for the underprivileged in the United States.
Black In Neuro
Black in Neuro is an organization dedicated to celebrating Black excellence in neuroscience and to providing ongoing mentoring support of Black academic neurologists and basic neuroscientists, which hosts events and provides materials focused on these goals. Details are on social media (Instagram and Twitter @blackinneuro), and on the web at https://www.blackinneuro.com/
Enhancing diversity in neurology (Annals of Neurology, Subscription Access)
This article analyzes the diversity problem in neurology and offers potential solutions
Reducing disparities in neurological care (Neurology; Subscription Access)
This article reports on disparities in neurological patient care in underprivileged minorities and recommends strategies to improve this divide.
Implicit bias in the workplace and patient care in neurology (ANA Investigates Podcast. Free)
This ANA Investigates podcast discusses reviews the effects of implicit bias in neurology and medicine.
Women in Neurology: Equity Resources
Understanding and addressing gender equity for women in neurology
(Neurology 2019;93:12. Subscription Access)
This detailed review and policy article provides a broad overview of the challenges facing women in academic neurology and discusses some potential solutions
US Medical School Faculty by Sex, Rank and Department, 2018 (AAMC, Free)
From the 2018 AAMC survey of U.S. Medical Schools.
Sex Differences in Academic Rank and Publication Rate at Top-Ranked US Neurology Programs
(JAMA Neurology JAMA Neurol. 2018;75: 956–961. Subscription Access) Results from an analysis of 29 of the top-ranked academic neurology programs in the US.