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Tip of the week: Discuss cultural competency issues with residents

Residency Program Insider, September 25, 2007

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A recent study published in the online version of the Journal of General Internal Medicine contends that unconscious racial bias found in physicians-in-training may cause a decrease in the quality of patient care and treatment for African-Americans.

 

To help recognize bias and increase cultural competency in your residents, encourage residents and other healthcare personnel to sit down and discuss these issues in an open group forum.



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