Health Equity

No one knows more about their patients than nurses. We are the ones who are most tuned in to the ups and downs in their lives, how they live, what they can (or can’t) afford, who they do (or don’t) have to lean on for support. We are the ones who are best positioned to understand the obstacles to good health that create health inequities—poverty, discrimination, and their consequences, including powerlessness and lack of access to good jobs with fair pay, quality education and housing, safe environments, and health care.


Every nurse treating oncology patients can help reduce cancer care inequity — there is no shortage of opportunities, both small and large.

Not Just COVID: Inequities in Cancer Care, Plus What You Can Do About Them

10 min read

Health inequity can be deadly. Lovoria Williams joins us to talk about medical bias, culturally relevant care and nurses as change-agents.

A Disturbing Narrative

S1 Episode 05

The pandemic laid bare health care’s racial disparities. Where do we go from here?

It’s Not Just Unfair, It’s Inequitable

8 min read

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