Jan 21, 2023 | Celebrity

Vanderbilt University Pursues ‘Health Equity’ Agenda Grounded in CRT

Vanderbilt University Pursues 'Health Equity' Agenda Grounded in CRT

Vanderbilt University is one of many institutions applying Critical Race Theory to the medical field in pursuit of “health equity.”

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) detail their support for this race-based approach to medicine on their “Office of Health Equity” website. 

The site “outlines goals, actions, accountability, and milestones for advancing racial equity at VUMC and VUSM.” It explains that VUMC and VUSM plan to “review salaries … by race,” “provide all incoming first year medical students education on anti-racism and physicians’ roles in racial equity and eliminating health inequities,” and “rename Dixie Place, and identify other renaming imperatives at VUMC.” 

Additionally, VUSM plans to “integrate content on racism and racial equity into the curricula of all School of…

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