Speakers: Drs. Aleha Aziz and Alex Friedman
Recorded: April 2019
Join Drs. Aleha Aziz and Alex Friedman as they discuss the findings from their study on racial disparities during postpartum readmissions in an interview by SMFM education committee member, Dr. John Byrne.
Additional information and resources:
1) View SMFM's position statement "Racial Disparities on Health Outcomes" here.
2) SMFM is a member of the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care. The Council has developed a bundle to reduce variation in care called, “Reduction of Peripartum Racial/Ethnic Disparities.”
3) From MedPage Today (February 15, 2019): Postpartum Readmissons: Racial Disparities Abound
4) Additional information can be found here regarding ACOG's toolkit on Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality.