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Diversity and Inclusion

A work-in-progress resource for faculty, students, and administrators on creating more inclusive and diverse classrooms.

The patient called me ‘colored girl.’ The senior doctor training me said nothing

Anyaegbunam, J. (2016). The patient called me ‘colored girl.’ The senior doctor training me said nothing. STAT. Retrieved 14 April 2016, from https://www.statnews.com/2016/04/11/racism-medical-education/

"Medicine struggles with a chronic disease: racism.

Medical schools try to combat this disease with diversity initiatives and training in unconscious bias and cultural sensitivity. I’m about to graduate from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, so I’ve been through such programs.

They’re not enough."