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COVID-19 and Racial Equity in Healthcare – James Burroughs, JD

July 13, 2020
Episode 35
Duration: 24:04

James Burroughs, JD, is chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s MN. Mr. Burroughs has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of non-profit management, diversity and inclusion, and employment law. He has helped both for- and non-profit organizations develop workplace diversity and inclusion training, policies and procedures that promote hiring and retention of employees of color, and partnerships with communities of color and other diverse communities.

In this episode, Mr. Burroughs discusses the longstanding issue of racial inequity in healthcare. He delves into the intersection of racism and social determinants of health and the ways they do and don’t overlap. Mr. Burroughs shares insights into why COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted communities of color, and how leaders can take aim at the root causes of racial injustice.

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