PhRMA Blog Articles on Equity

Systemic racism is as real as any disease, and our industry is not immune by Courtney Christian
Edit background image here

Systemic racism is as real as any disease, and our industry is not immune

by Courtney Christian

This month, PhRMA published our commitment to racial equity and inclusion in the New York Times as well as in the Informer and the AfroAmerican, DC-based, Black-owned newspapers. This public declaration is an important milestone for our industry as we continue to take concrete steps to address systemic racism and work towards a more equitable future…

Edit background image here

Blog Article Title TBD

by Courtney Christian

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Edit background image here

PhRMA will continue to advocate for equity within our industry

by Courtney Christian

When I first started at PhRMA two and a half years ago, our organization was just starting to talk about how we could increase and activate our commitment to diversity & inclusion (D&I). As senior director of talent acquisition, some of my first tasks were to build an inhouse recruiting team and develop a D&I strategy for the organization…

PhRMA will continue to advocate for equity within our industry

by Yolanda Hutchins

As a physician scientist, I have dedicated my life’s work to creating healthier communities globally through drug development, advocacy, empowerment and engagement. Born in a rural, segregated Arkansas town of 18,000 people, many lived below the poverty line — both then and now — regardless of race...

Edit background image here

Addressing health inequities: Biopharmaceutical companies are rising to the occasion

By Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, DFAPA, MFPM
The Washington Post, October 12

“Creating a trusted partnership between the biopharmaceutical industry and communities of color will not happen overnight. It will take a sustained commitment to establish meaningful relationships that move us from health disparity to health equity.

I urge you to follow the progress at PhRMA.org/Equity.”