Organ Procurement and Transplantation in a COVID-19 and Diverse World
We are in the midst of events that highlight health disparities and inequities. Preliminary data has shown that African Americans are dying from COVID-19 at higher rates than whites, even though they make up a smaller percentage of the population. The pandemic is bringing to light health inequities that have existed for many years. Protests around the world are also calling attention to other inequities. These health disparities, as well as, existing and historical inequities are the foundation for distrust of American institutes, including those connected with healthcare systems. How do we build trust and the competencies to serve all?