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Shifting narratives in health care from resilience to redress and resistance

Dominant narratives that describe the power of individual-level resilience underplay the long-lasting consequences of structural violence and perpetuate harms to historically marginalized patients and communities. It is time to update our approaches and narratives by addressing the root causes of inequities through redress and collective resistance to create the equitable conditions needed for communities to thrive.

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Sivashanker, K., Couillard, C. Shifting narratives in health care from resilience to redress and resistance. Nat Rev Nephrol 18, 269–270 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41581-022-00552-5

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