Actions to Transform USPSTF Methods to Mitigate Systemic Racism in Clinical Preventive Services

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What The Study Did: The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) in this report describes strategies developed by the USPSTF to mitigate the influence of systemic racism in its recommendations and to promote health equity in preventive services.

Authors: Karina W. Davidson, Ph.D., M.A.S.C., of the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research at Northwell Health in New York, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jama.2021.17594)

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