Foreword – Special Issue on Health Equity

Overhead view on black letters carved on small wooden blocks spelling wealth or health on wood table surface

The COVID-19 pandemic made clear the essential nature of health equity.

In this special issue of the American Journal of Health Economics, edited by Cook Center visiting faculty and Faculty Affiliate Mónica García-Pérez, five new articles demonstrate the origins of disparities of health care access across U.S. populations. In the foreword to the volume, linked below, Dr. García-Pérez summarizes these crucial and timely findings.