Susan Bailey, MD, AMA President, Talks About The Impact of COVID-19 on the Latinx Community

Dr. Susan Bailey, an Allergist/Immunologist and President of the American Medical Association talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the Latinx Community and its lack of visibility on the national stage. She also lays out what the AMA’s Center of Health Equity is doing to combat this erasure of Latinx health disparities from the national conversation.

Important Resources For HCPs and PHSs:
COVID-19 health equity resource:
ama-assn.org/delivering-care/health-equity/covid-19-health-equity-resources
AMA Board of Trustees pledges action against racism, police brutality:
ama-assn.org/about/board-trustees/ama-board-trustees-pledges-action-against-racism-and-police-brutality
Latinx health inequity resource:
ama-assn.org/delivering-care/population-care/hispaniclatinx-health-equity-research-education-initiatives
COVID-19 health equity case study initiative:
ama-assn.org/delivering-care/health-equity/covid-19-health-equity-initiatives-across-united-states
Prioritizing Equity web series:
ama-assn.org/delivering-care/health-equity/prioritizing-equity-video-series-examining-race-based-medicine
COVID-19 FAQs for health care professionals: Health equity in a pandemic:
ama-assn.org/delivering-care/health-equity/covid-19-faqs-health-equity-pandemic
Health literacy resources on inequities for non-English speakers:
ama-assn.org/delivering-care/health-equity/health-literacy-resources-inequities-non-english-speakers
States tracking COVID-19 race and ethnicity data:
ama-assn.org/delivering-care/health-equity/states-tracking-covid-19-race-and-ethnicity-data