In April of 2020, Integrated Work had the honor of partnering with the International Space University to develop a virtual offering that would fill the gap left by not being able to offer their regular summer program on campus in Strasbourg, France. The findings from the work that the cohort of nearly 90 space-professionals from all over the world accomplished, focused on the role of space-based technologies in addressing and remediating health crises on earth, were recently published in Nature Medicine.
Confronting Structural Racism to Create Health Equity
This article explores the connection between structural racism and health equity, ending with a set of questions to help community health centers and the organizations that support them to reflect on their role in dismantling structural racism to create health equity.
Healthcare Heroes Continue Their Quest
Today’s health center heroes continue their quest to provide equitable healthcare for all. In this article, we look at the issues and opportunities facing health centers in the year ahead.
Black Health Matters
The Community Health Association of Mississippi, in partnership with Dr. Robert Smith, an unsung hero and healthcare champion for minority populations for more than 50 years, launched the REPAAIR (Realizing Equity by Preparing Ambassadors to Address Institutional Racism) Initiative to tackle these issues head-on.Learn more about their innovative and inspiring efforts.
CHC Fight for Good During COVID
Watch “Fight for Good”, a documentary about both the miracle of the modern healthcare system and its enduring challenges with implicit bias and systemic racism, follows the heartfelt stories of an executive at the Community Health Center of Buffalo and two physicians, all women of color as they give voice to their common humanity, including deeply held and rarely spoken fears of personal vulnerability and loss.
Exploring Racial Inequity in Healthcare
Given the events of recent days, the team at Integrated Work continues to explore resources to deepen our collective understanding of the role of racism in our culture, and to help support meaningful conversations that can help us all make progress toward the creation of equity. Mike Biselli, who has been catalyzing a movement to reimagine healthcare, recently hosted a compelling podcast “Confronting Systemic Racism in Healthcare” featuring industry expert Duane Elliot Reynolds.