Proposing Abolition Theory for Carceral Medical Education.

  title={Proposing Abolition Theory for Carceral Medical Education.},
  author={Joseph David DiZoglio and Kate Telma},
  journal={The Journal of medical humanities},
Medical schools, like all institutions, are conservative since they seek to maintain and expand on their accomplishments. Stakes are high in carceral medicine given the risks of replicating the inhumane social conditions that exist within prisons and allow prisons to exist. Given the increasing number of partnerships between state and municipal carceral systems with academic medical centers, medical schools must consider which guiding theory they will use to teach carceral medicine. The… 


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