Author: Alejandra O'Connell-Domenech | June 8, 2022

Pediatric guidelines ‘frequently’ use race in ways that perpetuate health care inequalities: study

Story at a glance A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics found that race was “frequently” used in U.S. pediatric clinical guidelines in ways that could negatively impact health care inequities. Researchers in Washington state and Wisconsin looked through over 400 pediatric clinical guidelines to find instances where race or ethnicity was used. Only 30…

SUNY students can now mark ‘X’ as gender, use chosen names on diplomas

Story at a glance New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced SUNY students will be able to select ‘X’ when asked their gender by colleges.   Transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary students can also have their chosen names printed on diplomas and displayed on campus profiles.   Campuses must fully implement the policy by next fall.   New York…