US News June 22, 2022
Joneigh Khaldun

Health inequity is an American crisis fueled by myriad factors. But together, we can make a difference.

Everyone has a role to play in addressing the underlying causes of health disparities evident across the social determinants of health.

This year’s release of the U.S. News & World Report Healthiest Communities rankings offers an insightful look at the state of health equity in our country. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought light to the health inequities that underserved communities have experienced for decades, and the reality is that health inequity is an American crisis.

Now more than ever, we need to address social determinants of health and create a more equitable health care system that focuses on investing in our local communities. It will...

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