Measuring racial microaggression in medical practice

  title={Measuring racial microaggression in medical practice},
  author={Amanda Lee Almond},
  journal={Ethnicity \& Health},
  pages={589 - 606}
  • A. Almond
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Ethnicity & Health
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to validate the already existing Racial Microaggression in Counseling Scale (RMCS) when the term ‘therapist’ was replaced with ‘physician’, thus constituting the modification as the Racial Microaggression in Medical Practice Scale (RMMPS). Racial microaggressions work at reinforcing inferior social status on a cognitive level. Unlike overt racism, messages behind microaggression are subtler and more every day. A lack of acceptance, respect, and regard… Expand

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