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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.
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMms1702111?query=psychiatry#references

America: equity and equality in health
Editorial, The Lancet
http://www.thelancet.com/series/america-equity-equality-in-health

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
https://www.statnews.com/2017/04/07/social-justice-health-education/

Basic Income is Just What the Doctor Ordered

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/danielle-martin/basic-income-canada_b_8094158.html

Rethinking the Social History

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1404846?query=TOC

The Case for Structural Competency 

https://www.nashvillepost.com/news/2014/6/30/the_case_for_structural_competency

A New Way to Fight Health Disparities? 

http://colorlines.com/archives/2014/07/a_new_way_to_fight_health_disparities.html

With Understanding Comes Empowerment

http://mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?i=205378&p=16&utm_source=etocB&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MA14

Physicians Urged to Become ‘Political Advocates’ for Patients

http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/page-1/PHY-302052/Physicians-Urged-to-Become-Political-Advocates-for-Patients

Screening for poverty should be included in the medical curriculum

http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2014/03/screening-poverty-included-medical-curriculum.html

Income Inequality is Making Americans Sick

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/side-effects/201402/income-inequality-is-making-americans-sick

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

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953613003778

Health disparities: is inequality making us sick?

http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/221889/

Physicians Highlight Overlooked Connection Between Social Needs and Health

http://www.rwjf.org/vulnerablepopulations/product.jsp?id=73646&cid=XEM_2809280

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

http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2101745_2102138_2102252,00.html

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

http://blog.rwjf.org/publichealth/2011/12/15/housing-policy-is-health-policy-newpublichealth-qa-with-huds-raphael-bostic/

Poverty in childhood can shape neurobiology: study

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iRwHHaP5iNN3YPLQFRc2KacU99oA

Poverty Goes Straight to the Brain

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/03/poordevelopment/

Cultural Humility vs. Cultural Competence: A Critical Distinction 

http://www.nrchmh.org/ResourcesMHAdminsLeaders/Cultural%20Humility%20vs%20Cultural%20Competence%20a%20Critical%20Distinction%20in%20Defining%20Physician%20Training%20Outcomes%20.pdf

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