Tag: healthcare disparities

New JVS associate editor for diversity traces footsteps of her mother

It took Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) associate editor Ulka Sachdev-Ost, MD, a while to realize just how much of an impact her mother’s...

Study finds racial disparities in acute stroke thrombectomy management

A new study has found several racial disparities after mechanical thrombectomy for stroke with respect to post-procedure management and outcomes. Vineeth Thirunavu of Northwestern...

Diversity, equity and inclusion: Disparities in medicine and vascular surgery

Recent months have yielded a conversation on systemic racism perhaps unlike any other before. We’ve learned about how it manifests across society, how it...

‘If I had gone along the path advised, I would never...

Some of the formative educational experiences described by Olamide Alabi, MD, read like textbook examples of the subtleties many see as baked into U.S....

Doubted as a doctor during mid-flight medical emergency and once asked:...

In a vascular surgery career spanning 20 years, Vincent Rowe, MD, has seen it all: Tending to patients at bedside, the vascular surgical services...

‘Casting a wider net’ when researching genetic and molecular factors of...

For vascular surgeon and research scientist Elsie Gyang Ross, MD, the world of data science might hold some of the answers to the kind...

‘Improving disparities in healthcare is not a matter of slapping some...

Andrew Gonzalez, MD, had a heart for underserved and under- resourced communities embedded early. The son of a pediatric hematologist mother who worked at...

Study identifies disparities in early revascularization for symptomatic carotid stenosis

Data from a new study carried out in Texas found disparities in those undergoing early carotid revascularization along gender, race and ethnic lines. A research...

Vascular fellow: ‘Keeping your head down does not save you from...

Pain is often fully experienced in isolation. It’s these experiences that serve as some of the most defining moments in life. The history of...

‘White male culture in medical school could perpetuate healthcare disparities’

An often omnipresent culture of white male representation in medical schools could "lead even the most well-meaning students to perpetuate healthcare disparities in their...