Breaking the Silence: Time to Talk About Race and Racism.

  title={Breaking the Silence: Time to Talk About Race and Racism.},
  author={David Acosta and Kupiri Ackerman-Barger},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={92 3},
Recent events in the United States have catalyzed the need for all educators to begin paying attention to and discovering ways to dialogue about race. No longer can health professions (HP) educators ignore or avoid these difficult conversations. HP students are now demanding them. Cultural sensitivity and unconscious bias training are not enough. Good will and good intentions are not enough. Current faculty development paradigms are no longer sufficient to meet the educational challenges of… CONTINUE READING
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