The National Academies Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity hosted a virtual public workshop in July 2023 to discuss the premise, history, and development of race-based clinical algorithms and their contributions to health inequities. Examining ways to promote race-conscious medicine, participants explored the underlying assumptions of racial differences in physiology, and parameters for identifying instances when race and ethnicity as social constructs are legitimate considerations for improving health equity, such as when promoting outreach, screening, and community education and engagement.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2023. Examining the History, Consequences, and Effects of Race-Based Clinical Algorithms on Health Equity: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/27301.
|2 History of Race-Based Clinical Algorithms and Their Impact on Achieving Health Equity||3-10|
|3 Moving from Race-Based to Race-Conscious Medicine to Address Health Inequities||11-18|
|4 Efforts to Promote Race-Conscious Medicine in Health Organizations and Systems||19-24|
|Appendix A: Statement of Task||29-30|
|Appendix B: Public Meeting Agenda||31-32|
|Appendix C: Speaker Biosketches||33-38|
|Appendix D: Biosketches of Moderators and Planning Committee Members||39-42|
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