Cátedra UNESCO de Bioética

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  • Observatorio de Bioética y Derecho
  • Cátedra UNESCO de Bioética
  • Universidad de Barcelona
  • Av. Diagonal 684
    Facultad de Derecho
  • 08034 Barcelona
  • Tel. (+34) 93 403 45 46
  • obd.ub@ub.edu

"Adopting an intersectionality framework to address power and equity in medicine"

21.12.2020
The Lancet

Responses  to  police  brutality  and  the  disproportionate  effects  of  COVID-19  among  ethnic  minority  populations  have  widened  realisations  about  racism,  and  social  and  health   inequities.1   Typically,   medical   institutions   such   as  the  Association  of  American  Medical  Colleges  outline  their   position   against   racism1   separately   from   their   mission for achieving gender equity.2 However, in western settings, the downstream effects of medical education on doctors and patients is shaped by patriarchal and colonial histories  and values.3,4  Patriarchal  cultures  in  medicine  constrain women doctors’ career choices and progression internationally.