Racism is a public health issue. Here is a selection of eBooks and other resources on race and antiracism for the healthcare student, professional, and community at large.
eBooks on Race and Medicine
- Black and Blue: the Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism by John Hoberman
- Fatal invention: how science, politics, and big business re-create race in the twenty-first century by Dorothy Roberts
- Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology by Deirdre Cooper Owens
- Subprime health: debt and race in U.S. medicine Edited by Nadine Ehlers & Leslie R. Hinkson
- How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
- Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman
- We Have Not Been Moved: Resisting Racism and Militarism in 21st Century America
- The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and The Meaning of a White Identity
- White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness by Ruth Frankenberg
- “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”: And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum
- TED Talk: The problem with race-based medicine by Dorothy Roberts
- TED Talk: How racism makes us sick by David R. Williams
- Equal Treatment: A medical education non-profit that includes brief online education modules on the role of race in medicine.
- “Changing How Race is Portrayed in Medical Education: Recommendations from Medical Students”: A call to action to medical education to adopt antiracist practices, published in Academic Medicine.
Special thanks to Brooke Duffy (Seton Hall University Libraries) and Matthew Noe (Harvard Contway Library) for their work on compiling these resources.