Panel Discussion: Access and Inclusivity in American Medicine

A Crisis of Caring: The Humanities and Our Health | April 11–14, 2022

How do we address the inequities in access to healthcare and improve outcomes for historically underserved and oppressed groups? Panelists consider vital issues of access, equity, and inclusivity in the American medical system, and discuss how humanistic modes of critical reflection and analysis can help guide urgently needed interventions.

  • Deirdre Cooper-Owens, PhD, Charles and Linda Wilson Professor in the History of Medicine and Director of the Humanities in Medicine Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Jeremy A. Greene, MD, PhD, William H. Welch Professor of Medicine and History of Medicine; Director of the Institute for the History of Medicine; Director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Dian Million, PhD, Associate Professor and Chair of American Indian Studies, University of Washington
  • stef m. shuster, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Michigan State University