Susan Bailey, MD, AMA President, Talks About the Impact of COVID-19 on the Latinx Community

By Urban Health Today Editors - Last Updated: November 16, 2020

Dr. Susan Bailey, an Allergist/Immunologist and President of the American Medical Association talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the Latinx Community and its lack of visibility on the national stage. She also lays out what the AMA’s Center of Health Equity is doing to combat this erasure of Latinx health disparities from the national conversation.

Important Resources For HCPs and PHSs:
COVID-19 health equity resource:
AMA Board of Trustees pledges action against racism, police brutality:
Latinx health inequity resource:
COVID-19 health equity case study initiative:
Prioritizing Equity web series:
COVID-19 FAQs for health care professionals: Health equity in a pandemic:
Health literacy resources on inequities for non-English speakers:
States tracking COVID-19 race and ethnicity data:

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