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Race Correction and the X-Ray Machine — The Controversy over Increased Radiation Doses for Black Americans in 1968

20 January 2023

On May 23, 1968, Howard Goldman, director of the New York Bureau of X-Ray Technology, acknowledged that x-ray technicians routinely exposed Black patients to doses of radiation that were higher than those White patients received.

Invited Commentary: From Unacceptable to Intolerable

20 January 2023

In an address to the Medical Committee for Human Rights on March 25, 1966, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, stated the following: “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhumane.”

How We Got Here: The Legacy of Anti-Black Discrimination in Radiology

20 January 2023

Current disparities in the access to diagnostic imaging for Black patients and the underrepresentation of Black physicians in radiology, relative to their representation in the general U.S. population, reflect contemporary consequences of historical anti-Black discrimination.

ACR Bulletin - August 2022 - Health Equity Edition

28 July 2022

Special Health Equity Edition of the ACR Bulletin, August 2022

Webinar Series Breaking Imaging Barriers

14 July 2022

Webinar Series:  Breaking Imaging Barriers - A Collaborative Approach to Advancing Health Equity in Medical Imaging

Analysis of a Patient-Centered Ridesharing Program to Overcome Transportation Barriers in Access to Advanced Imaging Care

03 November 2021

This presentation highlights research to reduce missed care opportunities due to transportation issues.

Understanding and Pursuing Health Equity: Opportunities to Take Action

27 October 2021

This webinar recording on health equity and radiology is designed to provide radiologists with insight on how they can take action to ensure quality care for all members of their communities.