Novel Approaches to Addressing Gender Bias and Structural Racism in Medicine

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guests Pamela Chen, MD, Jyothi Marbin, MD, and Leanna Lewis, MSW, join hosts Toni Gallo and associate editor Monica Lypson, MD, MHPE, to discuss their novel approaches to addressing gender bias and structural racism in medicine, by painting honor wall portraits of women physicians and using travel to the American South to explore structural racism and health disparities, respectively. They also talk about the role of storytelling and getting proximate in overcoming bias. 

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Read the articles discussed in this episode at 

The Women Before Me: My Journey Painting Honor Wall Portraits of Women Physicians

The Power of Place: Travel to Explore Structural Racism and Health Disparities

A transcript of this episode is available at

Further Reading

Chen P, Kasper J, Khoshbin S. The women before me: My journey painting honor wall portraits of women physicians [published online ahead of print May 18, 2021]. Acad Med.

Marbin J, Lewis L, Kuo A, Schudel C, Gutierrez JR. The power of place: Travel to explore structural racism and health disparities [published online ahead of print April 20, 2021]. Acad Med.

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