Black Doctor’s COVID-19 Death Inspires Bill for ‘Cultural Awareness’ Training

Black Doctor’s COVID-19 Death Inspires Bill for ‘Cultural Awareness’ Training

So she’s drafting a bill that would require cultural awareness training for the state’s health care professionals. In addition to an internal review, IU Health CEO Dennis Murphy said in a statement that outside experts will examine her complaints. She says Black women like Moore—even in her death—have been essential for speaking out on health disparities. “As Black women, we tend to really just continue to be disrespected, devalued, dismissed,” she says. How do we start living the life we deserve?”This story was produced by Side Effects Public Media, a news collaborative covering public health.

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