Enhancing equity and diversity in palliative care clinical practice, research and education

BMC Palliat Care. 2023 Jun 5;22(1):64. doi: 10.1186/s12904-023-01185-6.


Health disparities in palliative care are preventable consequences of structural discrimination and marginalization. The first step in addressing a problem is recognizing there is one and devotion to fully understanding its multifaceted nature. Palliative care clinicians, educators and researchers must prioritize investigating and mitigating the effects of racial, social, and intersectional injustice.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing*
  • Humans
  • Palliative Care*