White Privilege in a White Coat: How Racism Shaped my Medical Education.

Abstract

In this essay, I reflect on some of the ways racial privilege influenced my experience as a white physician in training. While white Americans often think of "racism" as a social construct primarily affecting people of color, "racism" is a system of both racial disadvantage as well as reciprocal racial advantage. Medical professionals are increasingly aware… (More)
DOI: 10.1370/afm.2231
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