Disparities research in urology risks remaining in a perpetual cycle of observation without intervention. The timely work of Bernstein et al focuses on the publishing trends within urology on race, health disparities, and structural racism. The authors emphasize concepts that are integral to addressing racial disparities in care such as social determinants of health and structural racism while evaluating the publication trends of 934 articles from the top 15 urology journals. Using the most read aspects of articles – the title and abstract – as the unit of measurement for analysis, they found few articles noted racial health disparity (12%) and only 2 implicated racism as causes.
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