Abolish Race-Based Medicine

In October, estimated GFR (eGFR) reporting was modified by the laboratory at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Whereas previously eGFR was reported as two separate values i.e. ?if African American? or ?if non African American,? these two values are now reported as a range with the clinical note: ?Patients with more muscle mass and better nutritional status are more likely to be on the higher end of this range.? This change was made in an effort to reduce medical errors and improve health equity at our hospital and affiliated clinics.

AZONTO

Since 2004, The Sankofa Center has toured hundreds of villages in Ghana educating 50,000 community members & 35,000 students about HIV through dance-stories while providing free rapid HIV testing to over 4,000.