SHIFT is a community of nurses on a mission to shape a better future for the nursing profession. The organization uses a variety of media to share the stories of nurses from all walks of life, including blog posts, a podcast, and short films. EMCON's Dr. Lucinda Canty will be featured in their upcoming documentary "Everybody’s Work: Healing What Hurts Us All," premiering May 10, 2024 in Washington, D.C.

"I don't want to say, like, being a Black female, that nursing wasn't supposed to be for me, but sometimes I feel like I've been in spaces where I've felt that way." - Dr. Lucinda Canty

According to SHIFT, the film "uncovers the pervasive issue of racism in healthcare, revealing its harmful effects on patients and nurses alike. Through the courageous stories of nurses and patients of color across the country, this documentary challenges the belief that racism only exists if personally experienced. It urges us to confront the reality that it impacts us all. 

Nurses, as trusted healthcare leaders, have the power to dismantle racial biases and promote equitable care. By fostering inclusive practices and advocating for change, they can pave the way for a healthier future. But this film also serves as a rallying cry, reminding us that healing from racism in healthcare is a collective responsibility that transcends individual professions and identities. It's everybody's work."

Watch the trailer:

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