Adolescent Health & Health Equity

Minnesota Academy of Family Physician member and Aquí Para Ti / Here for You medical director Maria Veronica Svetaz, MD, MPH, researches, teaches and practices around the areas of adolescent health, racism and health equity in the Twin Cities and beyond.

She compiled a resource list, covering her latest published work on adolescent health and health equity, to share with Minnesota family physicians. Most of these pieces are open access.


Addressing Racism with Youth of Color

Promoting Professional Development and Leadership for Underrepresented Health Care Providers


Racism and Its Harmful Effects on Nondominant Racial Ethnic Youth and Youth-Serving Providers: A Call to Action for Organizational Change

Inaction Is Not an Option: Using Antiracism Approaches to Address Health Inequities and Racism and Respond to Current Challenges Affecting Youth


Raising Youth of Color in a Complex World (from Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings)

Traumatic Impact of Racism and Discrimination on Young People and How to Talk About It (from Reaching Teens, Second Edition)


Promoting Health Equity Among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Adolescents: A Practical Guide

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