My name is Sarah Mae Smith. I’m an MD/PhD student at the University of California, Irvine. … I’m the medical student member of the American Medical Association’s Board of Trustees. … Our aim has also been approaching this endemic through a health equity lens, as it impacts our physicians and patients of color. As you noted Dr. Maybank, this has included speaking out against and condemning xenophobic and race-based scapegoating experienced especially by Asians and Pacific Islanders.