Tag: racism

The AMA’s Guide to Politically Correct Language: Advancing Health Equity

The AMA urges us to promote health equity by adding progressive political language to what were once simple statements of fact.

/ November 2, 2021

The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment: A Fiasco with a Silver Lining

The Tuskegee syphilis experiment studied black men with advanced syphilis for 40 years. Patients were lied to and prevented from getting treatment. A black mark in the history of American medicine, it led to important reforms.

/ March 5, 2019