Emergency Medicine Physician
Founder & CEO, Advancing Health Equity
Black and BIPOC Health, COVID, Health Equity, Healthcare Policy, Vaccines
New York, NY
Dr. Blackstock is a physician and thought leader on bias and racism in health care. Dr. Blackstock has a nuanced understanding of the role that structural racism and systemic inequities have played in the disproportionate impact of COVID19 on the case and mortality rates in Black communities throughout NYC and elsewhere. She is a former Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the former Faculty Director for Recruitment, Retention and Inclusion in the Office of Diversity Affairs at NYU. Dr. Blackstock is an exclusive MSNBC medical contributor and her book, Legacy: A Black Physician Reckons with Racism in Medicine is due to be published in 2023.