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Teaching Yourself about Structural Racism Will Improve your Machine Learning

Citation

Robinson, Whitney R.; Renson, Audrey; & Naimi, Ashley Isaac (2020). Teaching Yourself about Structural Racism Will Improve your Machine Learning. Biostatistics, 21(2), 339-344. PMCID: PMC Journal - In Process

Abstract

In this commentary, we put forth the following argument: Anyone conducting machine learning in a health-related domain should educate themselves about structural racism. We argue that structural racism is a critical body of knowledge needed for generalizability in almost all domains of health research.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biostatistics/kxz040

Reference Type

Journal Article

Year Published

2020

Journal Title

Biostatistics

Author(s)

Robinson, Whitney R.
Renson, Audrey
Naimi, Ashley Isaac

PMCID

PMC Journal - In Process