AHA podcast: Measuring racism in obstetric care

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of California San Francisco Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences tested a new survey tool to capture patient experiences of obstetric racism during hospital births.

Karen Scott, M.D., study lead and associate professor at UCSF, discusses the Patient-Reported Experience Measure of OBstetric racism (PREM-OB Scale) and what hospitals can learn from the study’s findings.

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