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October 07
Recommended reading after Dr. Comstock’s presentation at Department Conference

 
On Thursday, October 7, the UW Department of Ob-Gyn hosted Jeanette Comstock, MD, resident in the UW SMPH Department of Dermatology. Comstock presented “Primer on the Semantics of Race”, which led to many suggested readings shared in the chat. Thanks to all who suggested these important readings – check them out to continue your learnings about medical racism: 

Caste – by Isabel Wilkerson 

Misrepresenting Race — The Role of Medical Schools in Propagating Physician Bias New England Journal of Medicine

Pathology of Racism — A Call to Desegregate Teaching HospitalsNew England Journal of Medicine

How race becomes biology: Embodiment of social inequality American Journal of Physical Anthropology

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