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Pain Reframed: Racial Inequity in Health Care | Heidi Jannenga

September 24, 2020 • Advocacy • Tim Flynn, Liz Peppin

In this episode, Liz and Tim speak with Dr. Heidi Jannenga PT, DPT, ATC, physical therapist and co-founder of WebPT, regarding the difficult topic of inequity in health care for people of color. We discuss the problems of implicit bias, systemic racism, and the 90% problem in the PT profession. Heidi also provides some small ways we can all work to improve.


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Bridging the PT Diversity Gap
Connect with Heidi via LinkedIn

Some books regarding these topics:
The New Jim Crow (Michelle Alexander)
So You Want to Talk About Race (Ijeoma Oluo)
How to be an Antiracist (Ibram X Kendi)
Just Mercy (Bryan Stevenson)
White Fragility (Robin DiAngelo)


Tim Flynn

Dr. Flynn is board certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists and the American Physical Therapy Association, and a frequent presenter at state, national, and international meetings. Dr. Flynn is widely published including five textbooks, six book chapters, and over 85 peer-reviewed manuscripts on orthopaedics, biomechanics,...

Liz Peppin

Liz Peppin graduated from Central Michigan University in 2012 with her Master of Physician Assistant Studies and practiced outpatient internal medicine until 2019, when she transitioned to outpatient neurology in a small rural community in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Liz has a special interest and passion for treating people with persistent pain using approaches supported by...

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Sarah Corr

Commented • April 11, 2022

Racial Inequity in Health Care is an excellent podcast. Very good information.

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