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Philanthropy

 

The Race & Health Foundation raises awareness of racial inequities in healthcare and funds impactful solutions.

The Foundation is sponsoring the book entitled, “Racial Inequities in Healthcare: Practical Solutions for Employers,” set for release in July 2022.

SurgiQuality supports the Foundation through an annual donation.

Pediatrician Visiting Father And Child In Hospital Bed

Disparities

Hysterectomy

Black women undergo hysterectomy at 4X the rate of white women

Femoral Fractures

Black patients receive fewer procedures for open reduction and internal fixation of femoral fractures

Procedures

Black patients receive fewer cardiac catherizations, angioplasties, fewer bypass surgeries

Genetic Counseling

Fewer Black women with breast cancer are sent for genetic counseling and testing than white women