Collection of JAMA articles focus on race, medicine and medical research

Bottom Line: A collection of JAMA articles (an editorial and three Viewpoints) focuses on race, medicine and medical research. Excerpts of the articles are below along with links that will be live when the embargo lifts.

Editorial: "Race, Ancestry, and Medical Research," by JAMA Executive Editor Phil B. Fontanarosa, M.D., M.B.A., and JAMA Editor in Chief Howard Bauchner, M.D.

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Viewpoint: "Race, Ancestry, and Reporting in Medical Journals," by Richard S. Cooper, M.D., Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, Illinois, and coauthors

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Viewpoint: "Historical Aspects of Race and Medicine – The Case of J. Marion Sims," by Keith Wailoo, Ph.D., Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

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Viewpoint: "Examining How Race, Ethnicity, and Ancestry Data Are Used in Biomedical Research," by Vence L. Bonham, J.D., National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, and coauthors

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To Learn More: All the articles are available on the For The Media website.

Editor's Note: Please see the articles for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, etc.

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