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Ruth Staus discusses the necessity of the social sciences in the medical field, the "scientific" foundations of race, teaching, trauma, and her clinical work with her unhoused patients.
Dr. Ruth Staus DNP, APRN, ANP-BC is a professor of nursing, global health and social medicine who has been practicing community-based primary care as a nurse practitioner for 25 years. Her scholarly work is focused on the effects of racism on health and she is currently involved in social activism related to structural racism, housing and health.
Her recommended resources:
- Moran-Thomas, A. (2020). How a Popular Medical Device Encodes Racial Bias. Bostonreview.net. (website) bit.ly/3jecfpJ
- Acquaviva, Kimberly D., Mintz, Matthew (2010) Are We Teaching Racial Profiling? The Dangers of Subjective Determinations of Race and Ethnicity in Case Presentations, Acad Med. 85(4), 702-705. (Full text) bit.ly/31tRDDI
- Ortiz, A. "Liberation in the Exam Room," (PDF) bit.ly/32yfYrE
- Oliver, J., "Bias In Medicine: Last Week Tonight," (Youtube video) bit.ly/3hwu1E7