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Race, Poverty, and Medicine in the United States

Race, Poverty, and Medicine in the United States Opinion Editorials represent the opinions of the authors and JAMA EDITORIAL and not those of the American Medical Association. Howard Bauchner, MD I spent most of my career at the Boston City Hospital, now of resiliency. Many people who face racism and poverty still known as Boston Medical Center, that has emphasized achieve. They work, they raise families, they contribute to “exceptional care without exception.” At Boston City Hospi- society. This is not meant to minimize the extraordinary tal the 2 worlds of race and poverty collide on an almost effort it takes for those individuals to succeed. One goal of daily basis. Under the 4-decade leadership of 2 pediatric medicine is to better understand resiliency and to support it chairs, Joel Alpert, MD, and so that all people can fulfill their potential and enjoy healthy Barry Zuckerman, MD, and and productive lives. Viewpoints pages 1415 and continuing under the cur- There is some good news. For the first time in decades the rent chair Robert Vinci, MD, number of individuals being incarcerated in the United States the Department of Pediat- is declining. Is there less crime? Or is the approach to crime rics expanded the boundaries of traditional http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Race, Poverty, and Medicine in the United States

JAMA , Volume 313 (14) – Apr 14, 2015

Race, Poverty, and Medicine in the United States

Abstract

Opinion Editorials represent the opinions of the authors and JAMA EDITORIAL and not those of the American Medical Association. Howard Bauchner, MD I spent most of my career at the Boston City Hospital, now of resiliency. Many people who face racism and poverty still known as Boston Medical Center, that has emphasized achieve. They work, they raise families, they contribute to “exceptional care without exception.” At Boston City Hospi- society. This is not meant to minimize the...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2015 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2015.2262
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25751072
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Abstract

Opinion Editorials represent the opinions of the authors and JAMA EDITORIAL and not those of the American Medical Association. Howard Bauchner, MD I spent most of my career at the Boston City Hospital, now of resiliency. Many people who face racism and poverty still known as Boston Medical Center, that has emphasized achieve. They work, they raise families, they contribute to “exceptional care without exception.” At Boston City Hospi- society. This is not meant to minimize the extraordinary tal the 2 worlds of race and poverty collide on an almost effort it takes for those individuals to succeed. One goal of daily basis. Under the 4-decade leadership of 2 pediatric medicine is to better understand resiliency and to support it chairs, Joel Alpert, MD, and so that all people can fulfill their potential and enjoy healthy Barry Zuckerman, MD, and and productive lives. Viewpoints pages 1415 and continuing under the cur- There is some good news. For the first time in decades the rent chair Robert Vinci, MD, number of individuals being incarcerated in the United States the Department of Pediat- is declining. Is there less crime? Or is the approach to crime rics expanded the boundaries of traditional

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 14, 2015

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