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Presenting Color Code: Dismantling Medical Racism Starts in the Classroom

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Presenting Color Code: Dismantling Medical Racism Starts in the Classroom

May 12, 2022

Presenting Color Code: Dismantling Medical Racism Starts in the Classroom

Medical education is in the midst of a revolution. Students and educators want their education ingrained in antiracism and hope that by acknowledging and teaching about bias and systemic discrimination in the medical field, the next generation of doctors will be better equipped to dismantle racism within health care. STAT’s “Color Code” takes a look at the groundswell of antiracism work in medicine and medical education, and explores the backlash these endeavors have received, which span from institutional repercussions to protests from hate groups

Guests:

Jerrel Catlett: An MD/PhD student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 

Rebecca Zhou: A peer in medical school at Mt. Sinai.

Jennifer Dias: An MD candidate at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Michelle Morse: Chief Medical Officer of the NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Aysha Khoury: Assistant Professor at the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Read a full transcript on our website.

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