racial bias

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    MD & DO NEJM: Supporting Trainees from Groups That Are Underrepresented in Medicine

    https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp2105270 August 5, 2021 N Engl J Med 2021; 385:487-489 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp2105270 excerpt: Now that the 2021 U.S. residency-program match is over, program directors are assessing the success of their diversity-recruitment efforts. In the wake of...
  2. wut?

    Racial bias in medicine is frightening.

    Excerpts from The Washington Post article titled, "The disturbing reason some African American patients may be undertreated for pain" by Sandhya Somashekhar "African Americans are routinely under-treated for their pain compared with whites, according to research." "Researchers at the...
  3. Octophetus

    Do you have these biases?

    There was a study where researchers showed video clips to a group of participants. One is a needle touching someone's skin. The other is an eraser touching someone's skin. When participants saw the white people receiving a painful stimuli, they responded much more dramatically than they did for...
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