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Covid-19 will pass. Will we be able to say the same about the racism it has illuminated?
Morgan Medlock, MD. STAT News.

Residents Lead Drive to Include Structural Competency in Medical Training
Psychiatric News- American Psychiatric Association 

‘Structural Competency’ Approach Takes Into Account Patients’ World
Psychiatric News- American Psychiatric Association 

From Cultural to Structural Competency– Training Psychiatry Residents to Act on social Determinants of Health and Institutional Racism
Helena Hansen, MD, PhD., Joel Braslow, MD, PhD., Robert M Rohrbaugh, MD.

Structural Competency and Psychiatry 
Jonathan Metzl, MD PhD., Helena Hansen MD, PhD.

Advocacy as Key to Structural Competency in Psychiatry
Laurence J. Kirmayer, Knorick R, Rousseau C.

OHSU teaches how societal structures impact health

Health Effects of Dramatic Societal Events — Ramifications of the Recent Presidential Election
David R. Williams, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Morgan M. Medlock, M.D., M.Div.

America: equity and equality in health
Editorial, The Lancet

Social justice should be a key part of educating health professionals
By Michael Westerhaus, Amy Finnegan, Jennifer Goldsmith, Evan Lyon, Casey Fox, and Michelle Morse

Basic Income is Just What the Doctor Ordered

Rethinking the Social History

The Case for Structural Competency 

A New Way to Fight Health Disparities? 

With Understanding Comes Empowerment

Physicians Urged to Become ‘Political Advocates’ for Patients

Screening for poverty should be included in the medical curriculum

Income Inequality is Making Americans Sick

Structural Competency: Theorizing a new medical engagement with stigma and inequality

Health disparities: is inequality making us sick?

Physicians Highlight Overlooked Connection Between Social Needs and Health

Why I Protest: Dr. Arthur Chen of Oakland, Calif.

Housing Policy is Health Policy: Q&A with HUD’s Raphael Bostic

Poverty in childhood can shape neurobiology: study

Poverty Goes Straight to the Brain

Cultural Humility vs. Cultural Competence: A Critical Distinction