Translational Surgery

Handbook for Designing and Conducting Clinical and Translational Research

2023, Pages 591-597

The extensive history of abuse and ongoing mistreatment of Black Americans continues to foster apprehension and distrust of healthcare providers. This has resulted in substantial barriers for modern healthcare to appropriately address the needs of Black patients. These concerns have been visibly manifested during the COVID-19 pandemic. This article supports WHO SDG 3 Good Health and Wellbeing and SDG10 Reduced Inequalities.
The growth of predictive data analytics and the simultaneous growth in the availability of interoperable AI-enabled devices offer opportunities to mitigate healthcare disparities currently endemic in indigent, underrepresented, and underserved communities supporting SDG3.