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Racism ingrained in healthcare data, study finds
February 6, 2021 - 8:19 pm

A New England Journal of Medicine study finds many common metrics like kidney filtration rates are influenced by decades of racially discriminatory biases rendering future clinical decision-making impossible to distill without future racial biases.

Source: NEJM

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Dr. Anandi Gopal Joshi, the first Indian physician trained in the United States

Anandibai travelled to New York from Kolkata (Calcutta) by ship, chaperoned by two female English missionary acquaintances of the Thorborns. In New York, Theodicia Carpenter received her in June 1883. Anandibai wrote to the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, asking to be admitted to their medical program, which was the second women’s medical […]

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