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At your request, and with the help of many, here are resources for nurses looking to learn more about systems issues affecting healthcare.

Social Justice

Americans don't have equal access to healthcare. Learn how prejudice and systemic oppression keep people from the help they need.

Healthcare

The healthcare system is complex, and it's becoming increasingly harder to navigate. Get to know what we're dealing with. 

 

Environment

Climate change is an immediate threat to the health of all people.

But fatalism isn't the answer. 

Diet Culture

Weight stigma and healthism are rampant in  healthcare. Learn how Diet Culture is affecting your patients.

Social Justice

to watch

Unnatural Causes series by PBS 

Big Charity documentary

13th documentary 

to read

The New Jim Crow  by Michelle Alexander

to listen

White Lies podcast by NPR 

 

Believed podcast by NPR 

 

The Electorette podcast 

 

Tilted: A Lean In Podcast - In particular, the linked episode, “Why Women Get Overlooked in Healthcare with Serena Williams” 

 

Gender Reveal podcast 

1619 podcast by NPR - In particular, episode 4 on healthcare

to follow

Rachel Cargle, an anti-racism educator, on Instagram 

Mia Mingus, a disability justice advocate, on her blog and on Instagram 

 

Healthcare

to watch

The Bleeding Edge documentary (Available on Netflix) 

Sick Around the World documentary series by PBS Frontline 

 

to read

The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Healthcare by T. R. Reid 

to listen

Arm and a Leg podcast 

to follow

The Healthcare Hustlers, on their blog and on Instagram 

 
 

Diet Culture

to watch

to read

Health at Every Size by Linda Bacon

 

Recognizing and Resisting Diet Culture from the NEDA blog (and others!)

 

Weight Science: Evaluating the Evidence for a Paradigm Shift from Nutrition Journal

to listen

to follow

Amee Severs, RD on her blog, Twitter, and Instagram 

 

Melissa Fabello, PhD on her blog, Twitter, and Instagram

 

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