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Racial Equity in Crisis Standards of Care—Reassuring Data or Reason for Concern?

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Published: March 19, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.4527

Open Access: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the CC-BY License. © 2021 Cleveland Manchanda EC et al. JAMA Network Open.

Corresponding Author: Emily C. Cleveland Manchanda, MD, MPH, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 800 Harrison Ave, BCD Bldg, First Floor, Boston, MA 02118 (emily.cleveland@bmc.org).

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Rodriguez reported having served on the Biden/Harris coronavirus disease 2019 advisory board. No other disclosures reported.

Additional Contributions: We are grateful to the many researchers, ethicists, clinicians, and advocates who have dedicated their energy to ensuring that crisis standards of care equitably safeguard our health system’s resources.

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