emergency pedia The Tribal Nature of Medicine In this video, Dr. Victoria Brazil discusses tribalism in medicine and how this affects healthcare teams and ultimately patient care. The article further discusses types of teams and offers guidance for building a cohesive and functional healthcare team that is inclusive, rather than exclusive to other "tribes."
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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.
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Capture The Roots of Tribalism - Lack of Empathy Meebo cofounder Seth Sterberg describes watching tribalism unfold in the workplace and unveils his strategy to discount such issues by encouraging his employees to empathize with each other's personal struggles.
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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.
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11kristof-master675 The Asian Advantage by Nicholas Kristof The success of minority groups who achieve through education and hard work is often used as an argument that discrimination in the USA is a thing of the past. Unfortunately, it's not.
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download Healthcare racial bias Training doctors to spot their own bias
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sotru_logo_031 Pike County, OH: As Black as wish to be "Al Letson and guest producer Lu Olkowski visit a tiny town in the Appalachian foothills of Ohio where, for a century, residents have shared the common bond of identifying as African-American despite the fact that they look white. Racial lines have been blurred to invisibility, and people inside the same family can vehemently disagree about whether they are black or white."
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Liminal Thinking Liminal Thinking - The Pyramid of Belief by Dave Gray In this sketch video, Dave Gray postulates that each of us has own reality based upon our individual pyramid of belief. Recognizing that these pyramids are built upon our life experiences and put us at risk of becoming blind to our assumptions and biases is a particularly resonant message for healthcare professionals whose assumptions and biases can have grave implications.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinSeptember 10, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /
50513_2219590487_2204_n (Sex)abled: Disability Uncensored by Dan Nokavich This provocative documentary does an excellent job identifying and challenging some common assumptions about sexuality and disability.
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