Health Inequities

History of Racism in

Maternity Care

Johnathan Webb explains how there has been a long history of structural racism in maternity care in the US

Implicit Bias

Dr. Jason Vought explains how Implicit Bias affects everyone and how to acknowledge it.

Social Determinants of Health

Kay Matthews with Shade of Blue Project, leads a discussion on Social Determinants of Health and how to use it as an advocate.


Surgo Ventures

The US Maternal Vulnerability Index is the first county-level, national-scale, open source tool to identify where and why mothers in the United States are vulnerable to poor health outcomes. Six MVI themes reflect 43 indicators associated with maternal health outcomes. Explore themes and overall vulnerability below.

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