WEEK 4: PUBLIC HEALTH
TODAY'S CHALLENGE: RACISM AND BIAS IN MEDICINE TODAY
Have you ever been to the doctor and have them tell you that the pain or discomfort you are feeling isn't real or isn't serious? Do you worry that, in an emergency, unconscious bias could delay or deny you life-saving care? If you are a person of color this is an all too common experience. Today we are learning how a history of racism in American medicine combined with unconscious bias from health care professionals is impacting the quality of care that people of color receive today.
WE CHALLENGE YOU TO TAKE...