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Dealing with Prejudice & Bias from Patients - Dr. Simone Josey

August 23, 2017

My patient effectively looked at me and said, I treat you that way because you are young and a woman...

Healthcare, like many other career fields, is still not totally rid of prejudice and bias against women, various races and ethnicities.  In this episode, Dr. Simone is getting real and going off the safe beaten path to share some practical self-help ways to deal with prejudice and bias from patients, directed toward their healthcare professionals.

Also referenced: Blog article by Sasha Shilcutt, MD - How can we ensure medical leadership includes more women? published Aug 16, 2017.

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