Mayo Clinic Medical Science Blog
Approximately 100 researchers, clinicians, educators and administrators from across Mayo Clinic attended the 2017 Office of Health Disparities Research retreat, held Aug. 22–23 in Rochester, Minn. The event kicked off with an inspiring keynote address presented by David R. Williams, Ph.D., Harvard University, entitled "The House That Racism Built: Consequences and Opportunities for Health Equity." Key points of Dr. Williams' presentation included:
Watch Dr. Williams' stirring presentation:
View the presentation slides:
This article first appeared on the Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research blog. The Office of Health Disparities Research supports meaningful research to identify and address health disparities and to help ensure Mayo Clinic patients reflect the diversity of our communities.
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