DK7. “Population Health Equity:  Finding Common Ground” with David Kindig

Podcast #7
Population Health Equity:  Finding Common Ground

Dave explains his provocative and contrarian statement: “The effort to reduce health disparities is hindered by viewing health equity only in terms of racial inequities.” And he argues for seeing inequities through multiple lenses to find common ground.


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