Healthcare Justice Perspectives

Healthcare Justtice Perspectives

Healthcare Justice Starts With Us

As healthcare leaders and clinicians, we must “walk the walk” to promote inclusiveness and recognition of inequality. The noticeable influence of racism permeates heavily throughout our society, with healthcare injustice being one of the most pervasive and dangerous determinants.

At Vituity we are committed to creating a more equitable healthcare system for all. We are joining crucial conversations on healthcare inequities, enforcing culturally competent care standards in our organization and actively creating pathways for future generations of diverse leaders.

Vituity’s Physician Leaders Drive Positive Change in the Healthcare Industry

CEO Imamu Tomlinson, MD, MBA shares his perspective on the important qualities for leadership in Becker’s Healthcare Podcast: Leadership Lessons.

Earlier this year, Dr. Tomlinson reflected on the important role healthcare leaders can play in bringing healthcare justice to our communities: Inclusion and Equality in Healthcare podcast.

As an African American healthcare CEO and emergency physician in an underserved rural community, healthcare justice is close to my heart.

Imamu Tomlinson, MD, MBA


Maureen Bell, M.D., Vituity Medical Director and chair of the emergency department at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., has seen the disproportionate burden that COVID-19 has had on older Black adults, firsthand. Dr Bell, the recipient of the 2020 Wes Curry Award in Executive Leadership and is featured in AARP article COVID-19 Proves Especially Fatal to Aging African Americans.

As a country, as a community, we are only as healthy as the most vulnerable among us…. in order for us to deal with this pandemic, then we actually need to be focused on improving baseline healthcare for everyone.

Maureen Bell, M.D., Vituity Medical Director


In the News

Media Links

  • NEW November 9, 2020-COVID-19 Proves Especially Fatal to Aging African Americans
    Vituity Director, Dr. Maureen Bell shares feedback on the impact of COVID-19 on older Black adults including lack of access to care and increased likelihood of employment as a front line worker.

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  • NEW October 25, 2020-Becker's Healthcare Podcast: Leadership Lessons
    Vituity's CEO Imamu Tomlinson, MD shares his advice for emerging leaders on the most important leadership qualities of today from his unique perspective as a physician executive.

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  • August 24, 2020-Dr. Tomlinson shares with KevinMD to reminisce about the ways Kobe Bryant inspired him to be a better physician and leader. Listen to the podcast.

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  • July 17, 2020-Business Insider interviews Dr. Tomlinson on why he believes school is as essential as healthcare, and what we must do as a collective society to step up and make sure kids can get back to school safely.

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  • July 9, 2020-Dr. Tomlinson and Scott Becker talk about inclusion and equality in healthcare, and the role leaders have to bring justice to our most vulnerable communities. Listen to the podcast.

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