Race and Medicine

2021-12-11T17:39:44+00:00December 11th, 2021|

Race and Medicine I went to see a new doctor yesterday and while I was waiting in the exam room, I noticed a small statue of a black doctor treating a small black boy. While I thought it was a nice touch, I started to wonder if people really do seek out a physician of the same race or ethnicity. I tend to seek out the best doctor I can find, regardless of their ancestry. The new doctor came in and he was obviously Asian. We got to talking and [...]

BREAKING NEWS!

2018-01-26T17:43:19+00:00January 26th, 2018|

BREAKING NEWS! January 26, 2018   Project RACE received an email from the Census Bureau today with the subject: UPDATE ON 2020 CENSUS QUESTIONS ON RACE AND ETHNICITY. The Office of Management and Budget was supposed to issue their guidelines for the 2020 Census prior to 2018 and they did not. A variety of changes were proposed. Therefore, the bureau will utilize the following for the 2018 Census Test in Providence County, Rhode Island and most likely follow through with them on the 2020 Census:   A separate category for [...]

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