Stony the road we trod: towards racial justice in kidney care

Nat Rev Nephrol. 2021 Feb;17(2):79-80. doi: 10.1038/s41581-020-00389-w.


The COVID-19 pandemic and the Movement for Black Lives have focused attention on racial disparities in kidney health outcomes. In 2020, kidney professionals highlighted threats posed by racism and other negative social drivers of kidney health, and proposed solutions to address these issues through scholarship and advocacy for social justice.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • African Americans*
  • Healthcare Disparities*
  • Humans
  • Kidney Diseases / ethnology
  • Kidney Diseases / therapy*
  • Nephrology / organization & administration*
  • Racism / prevention & control*
  • Social Justice*