Addressing Race and Racism in Medical Education

On the Academic Medicine Podcast, hosts Toni Gallo and assistant editor Dr. Dorene Balmer (@dorenebalmer) and guests medical students Bri Christophers (@BriChristophers) and Naomi Nkinsi (@NNkinsi) discuss how race is portrayed in medical education and what individuals and institutions should do to address racism in the curriculum and learning environment. 

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Read the article discussed in this episode, “Changing How Race Is Portrayed in Medical Education: Recommendations From Medical Students,” at

Read other articles curated with the intent to help readers engage in necessary conversations about race and to inform strategies to eliminate structural racism in institutions in a free-to-read collection.

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Further Reading

Nieblas-Bedolla E, Christophers B, Nkinsi NT, Schumann PD, Stein E. Changing how race is portrayed in medical education: Recommendations from medical students [published online ahead of print May 5, 2020]. Acad Med. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003496.