Bahareh Goodarzi is a midwife, teacher and researcher at the Midwifery Science department of Amsterdam UMC, The Netherlands. She has started two councils on diversity, inclusivity and anti-discrimination, one at the academy for midwifery in Amsterdam and Groningen, and one at the royal national  organisation of midwives in the Netherlands (KNOV). Goodarzi's research focusses on risk selection in maternal and newborn care, particularly on the risk of inequity in care outcomes. 

Further reading: 

  • Burnett (2020) Dismantling racism in education: In 2020, the year of the nurse & midwife, “it's time.”
  • Zanting (2020) The ‘exotic other’ in medical curricula: Rethinking cultural diversity in course manuals.
  • Zaidi (2021) From the “top-down” and the “bottom-up”: Centering Foucault’s notion of biopower and individual accountability within systemic racism
  • Lim (2021) Students’ perceptions on race in medical education and healthcare.
  • Vyas (2020) Hidden in Plain Sight — Reconsidering the Use
    of Race Correction in Clinical Algorithms.

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