August 3, 2021
Confronting racism in nursing
It is no longer enough for nurses to be “not racist,” nor is it enough to just publish non-discrimination statements and proclaim a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. It is time to move from words to action, from debate to engagement, and from “not racism” to antiracism. As the conscience and core of health care, nursing must play a central role in any serious attempt to deal with racism. I invite you to read more in the latest issue of Nursing Outlook about how the UW School of Nursing is leading the way in confronting racism in our profession and health care.