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San Francisco Marin Medicine Journal Spotlight: "Racial Disparities in Palliative Care: Can We Be Honest?"

The following article features in the most recent, palliative-care focused issue of the San Francisco Marin Medicine Journal:

"The power position may be just a rung on our hierarchical racist caste ladder (where Black women are at the very bottom) but it is still a position of power. This includes palliative care. And if we could be honest about this truth, then we could get on with the work on undoing the racism."

-Vanessa Grubbs, MD, MPH, Department of Ambulatory and Preventative Medicine, Alameda Health System, Oakland, CA. 

Read the full article on pages 22-23

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