Every year, millions of Muslims fast during the holy month of Ramadan. Patients need to feel comfortable with their physician and trust that their physician understands not only the medicine but also the significance of Ramadan in order to consult them about the necessary medical accommodations.Caralyst is commited to fighting racism, implicit bias, and sterotyping in healthcare and aims to support the AAPI community in having culturally competent and respectful medical experiences. Dermatology education and care have historically not catered to POC skin and contributed to many disparities in the field. Caralyst is helping patients find physicians that can cater to their specific needs. Despite the ADA, many health care organizations are not accessible to patients with disabilities, and physician implicit bias promotes harmful stereotypes. Caralyst is working to make the healthcare system more accommodating and accessible to all. LGBTQ+ youth lack access to inclusive and comprehensive sexual health education. We must incorporate positive examples of LGBTQ relationships and dispel common myths and stereotypes about behavior and identity both in the classroom and in physicians' offices.Despite physician burnout and dissatisfaction being on the rise, 79% of physicians report that their relationships with patients were their greatest source of job satisfaction. Caralyst is working to make the patient-physician relationship one of the foremost aspects of healthcare. 88% of physicians said their patients are affected by at least one social determinant of health, however, only 24% of hospitals and 16% of physician practices reported screening for them. Learn more about how Caralyst is working to address the social determinants of health.Institutional racism in healthcare has created a strained relationship between the Black and scientific communities. To move forward, we must ensure that the Black community is represented in COVID-19 vaccine development, testing, and distribution and that their specific needs are incorporated.Being referred to incorrectly can retraumatize TGNB individuals, especially if it comes from a setting that is supposed to offer unconditional respect and understanding to all. Caralyst is supporting TGNB individuals by connecting them with providers who are on their side.It can be difficult for teenagers to speak up and seek the sexual health education they need. If physicians are unfamiliar with Asian culture and stigmas, conversations around this important topic would be left unhad. Learn how Caralyst is working to fix such issues.Males are much more likely to be diagnosed for ADHD compared to females because of gender bias in research and diagnosis. Caralyst aims to combat this and is working towards equitable representation in the healthcare field. A recent study found that by using parameters affected by structural racism, such as healthcare spending, automated processes may be fueling racial disparities. We must stop using proxies for patients' needs and work to actually understand what their needs are.