race

  1. physiogirl2019

    Opinion on change.org petition

    https://www.change.org/p/nbme-demand-aamc-nbme-to-mandate-teaching-race-as-a-social-construct-in-medical-schools?recruiter=1114878640&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=sms&utm_campaign=psf_combo_share_initial&utm_term=share_petition&recruited_by_id=e85a6d80-ab82-11ea-b4fa-472e2d58f6a5 I want...
  2. cerebellumcat

    Question Regarding URM Status and Med School Interviews?

    Hey everyone, I'm new to SDN and have a question regarding URM status. I am part white, part Latinx (Mayan) and part Asian (Chinese). I have always considered myself a POC, am definitely treated like one... yes, I have dealt with racism, and look brown (for lack of a better word) and I was born...
  3. Fishy fish

    Race Question

    Currently working on a DO secondary application which asks the question below... Do you consider yourself to be Hispanic/Latino/Spanish Origin? (The term Hispanic or Latino or Spanish Origin is defined as a person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish...
  4. R

    African American Definition

    Hi all, I have a question about what is defined as African American. My father was born and raised in Durban, South Africa, while my mother was born and raised in India. My father is Indian too, but his side of the family has been in South Africa since the early 1900s. I identify as both Indian...
  5. B

    Am I URM?

    Hello everyone! I was born in North Africa and I am a US citizen. Yes, I know, most people in North Africa are considered white by the US census bureau. However, from my sociocultural perspective, I have ALWAYS considered myself to be African. In fact, the concept of race is pretty much...
  6. D

    The race question...

    As I am filling out supplemental applications every school keeps asking for my race...It is a little tricky for me because I am Hispanic but that is not a race, so I do not know what race to select. Any advice? Also I am Ecuadorian but born and raised in US if that helps. I usually just leave...
  7. optimisticallypassingorgo

    Possibility of animosity towards religion/race?

    I'm a female Muslim arab (though I am blonde/white and don't "look" it). When I have applied for jobs/positions in the past I try to not draw attention to my religion or race. My name is foreign, but you wouldn't be able to tell its an arab name. However, in my PS I have written about the...
  8. T

    Research in Race Psychology, but also want to do Clinical work - Is this possible?

    Hi all, I've recently realized that I am extremely interested in doing race related psychological research. However, there's a part of me that also wants to practice clinical work, particularly geared towards minority racial groups. Is it possible to accomplish such a task? I feel as though...