M. Angele Theard, MD & Thabiti Lewis

M. Angele Theard, MD, is Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. Thabiti Lewis is Professor of English and Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at Washington State University-Vancouver.

Posts by M. Angele Theard, MD & Thabiti Lewis

Stop the Pandemic of Racism

Unfortunately, despite our accomplishments, we are victimized by institutional racism. It is a deadly virus in its own right, founded on a social construct of white supremacy and fabricated to justify mass oppression of people of color, it plagues many of our lives. It is also pervasive in medicine, where practitioners double down, often insisting they are color-blind, and in education, where faculty and administrators find multiple reasons not to diversify colleagues or curriculum.