washington post American Muslim doctors feel greater scrutiny, even patients' suspicions Reporter Lena H. Sun discusses the prevalence of workplace discrimination among American Muslim physicians and the challenges they face.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 29, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / / / /
globalist Are human brains hardwired to recognize some groups of people as friends and others as enemies? The concept of tribalism dates back hundreds of centuries, evolving from violent warfare to aggressive sports. Humans exhibit an innate need to relate and group, subsequently leading to issues of both minor subconscious and major conscious prejudice.
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDNovember 16, 2015Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
NPR A Physician Asks: Is Being Black Bad For Your Health? Fresh Air- Terry Gross interviews Damon Tweedy, MD about his new memoir "Black Man in a White Coat". Reflections on race and how it factors in health care for black patients and becoming a black physician.
Contributor: chucklesnOctober 22, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / /
ESPN You Can’t Quit Cold Turkey by Tommy Tomlinson Jared Lorenzen set the record for passing touchdowns at the University of Kentucky and later won a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants. His last stop was with the Western Kentucky River Monsters, where at well over 320 pounds, he played quarterback. In this story and video, he shares his perspective on his challenges with weight.
Contributor: kaelsenerMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / / /
TEDx Can prejudice ever be a good thing? by Paul Bloom We often think of bias and prejudice as rooted in ignorance. But as psychologist Paul Bloom seeks to show, prejudice is often natural, rational ... even moral. The key, says Bloom, is to understand how our own biases work — so we can take control when they go wrong.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 26, 2015Topics: Keywords: / /
academic-medicine-logo Are medical students aware of their anti-obesity bias? Medical students have a significant implicit anti-fat bias and two-thirds of those with this bias are unaware it exists. How might this impact the care they, and others in the healthcare community, deliver?
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 26, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / /
NPR The Weight of a Med Student’s Subconscious Bias by Joe Palica Medical students have a significant implicit anti-fat bias and two-thirds of those with this bias are unaware it exists. How might this impact the care they, and others in the healthcare community, deliver?
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 26, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / /