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The Institute of the History of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is proud to announce the launch of the Opioid Industry Document Archive, in partnership with the Welch Medical Library, the Sheridan Library at Johns Hopkins University, the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and the University of California, San Francisco, as a permanent digital repository for industry-related documents resulting from recent opioid settlements. We hope to be making more resources available for researchers shortly:

https://hub.jhu.edu/2021/03/24/opioid-industry-documents-archive-launches/

“But this is what physicians need to know about their own history: Not only can physicians be racist, physicians were often the very architects of racial science and scientific racism.” Our own Graham Mooney, Ayah Nuriddin, and Alexandre White, along with historians of medicine Jacqueline Antonovich, Rana Hogarth, Elise Mitchell, Lauren MacIvor Thompson, Kylie Smith, and Christopher Willoughby, respond to JAMA’s Clinical Reviews podcast on BMJ’s Medical Humanities blog. Read their excellent response, “Apologies Alone Won’t Solve Structural Racism: We Need a Reckoning with the Racist Roots of U.S. Medicine,” here:

https://blogs.bmj.com/medical-humanities/2021/03/05/apologies-alone-wont-solve-structural-racism-we-need-a-reckoning-with-the-racist-roots-of-u-s-medicine/