NIH Structural Racism and Discrimination RFALynette Michael | Office of Research Development and Education Mar 29, 2021
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a Request for Applications (RFA) designed to begin answering the many questions concerning the effects of structural racism and discrimination in the nation's health care system. Supporting both observational and intervention research, this initiative involves all NIH institutes and centers. The full RFA, "Understanding and Addressing the Impacts of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Minority Health and Health Disparities" (RFA-MD-21-004), outlines specific interests of each NIH component. Applications are due August 24, 2021.