Hospital CEO Says We Are Battling 2 Viruses: Coronavirus and Racism

Philip Ozuah, M.D., Ph.D., recounts painful personal experiences of racism, addresses how the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately hurt minorities, and shares his hopes for societal change. Dr. Ozuah is president and CEO of Montefiore Medicine.

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COVID-19 Has Exposed Dire Health Care Inequities

Philip Ozuah, M.D., Ph.D., urges health care leaders and institutions to work with community-based organizations and public officials to combat the social determinants of health and related inequities, such as poverty, unemployment, and substandard housing, that leave minorities and people of lower income at increased risk of contracting COVID-19. Dr. Ozuah is president and CEO of Montefiore Medicine.

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I Fought Two Plagues and Only Beat One

Philip Ozuah, M.D., Ph.D., recounts painful personal experiences of racism, addresses how the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately hurt minorities, and shares his hopes for societal change in a New York Times op-ed. Dr. Ozuah is president and CEO of Montefiore Medicine.

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