Viewpoint: Loyola University Chicago Takes on Health Disparities

By Linda Brubaker, MD, MS, Dean and Chief Diversity Officer, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the AAMC or its members.

Most of us are surrounded by valued possessions and have benefitted from many opportunities; yet these pale in comparison to good health. Sometimes the prospect for good health is as arbitrary as our ZIP code. Health disparities are all too common in our world and disproportionately affect the underserved and marginalized. These disparities are a complex societal challenge without a quick and easy solution.  Read more here.