“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr stated these words in 1966 at the Second National Convention of the Medical Committee for Human Rights. In 2021, more than 350,000 people in the United States are dead from COVID-19, a disproportionate number of those dead are Black and Brown people. If we agree with Dr. King’s statement and we see disproportionate racial health outcomes, what should be the response to learning that a Black woman physician and educator is suspended then fired after facilitating a medical school…

Aysha H Khoury, MD, MPH, FACP

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