The COVID-19 pandemic and national demonstrations against the deaths of Black Americans have shed light on the brutal manifestations of systemic racism.
For years, marginalized communities have experienced systemic racism in all facets of society.
And with the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 has become the year our nation must reckon with the social ills rotting our entrenched institutions.
And now more than ever, it must recognize its horrendous sins against Black Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, Latinx folks and other marginalized communities.
To dismantle systemic racism in health care, we must be prepared to take drastic actions.