"Health disparities are the preventable differences in the burden of disease, injury, violence, or opportunities to achieve optimal health that are experienced by socially disadvantaged populations" (Center for Disease Control [CDC], 2008).
This curated guide pulls together resources from Lane Medical Library, Stanford Libraries and other campus resources, in addition to government resources on health disparities. For a comprehensive list of resources on health disparities, search Lane for "health disparities".
Center for Disease Control. (2008) Community Health and Program Services (CHAPS): Health Disparities Among Racial/Ethnic Populations. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.