Episode 47 - Racism In Medicine with Dr. Maurice Selby


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EMplify August 2020 – Racism In Medicine with Dr. Maurice Selby, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Emory School of Medicine

Host- Health In Harlem radio show (WHCR 90.3 FM)and podcast


  • History of racism in medicine
    • Niggerology
    • Experimentation on Women
    • Pain thresholds, endurance to harsh environments, food and water
  • Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and their role in racism
  • Non-compliant patients
  • Believing your patient
  • Poor outcomes in medicine due to racial bias
  • Bereaving families
  • Racism among physicians and providers
    • Micro agressions
    • What it’s like to experience racism as a physician.
  • Next steps.

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