Article about how the current medical education pedagogies do not challenge racism. The author highlights approaches that can be incorporated to engage learners in a journey to help excavate the racism that has shaped the profession and support them as tomorrow's doctors to do better.


As a physician-educator teaching about racism, my primary goal is ensuring the next generation of doctors never engage in this kind of discrimination, which is common within the American health care system. Unfortunately, existing medical education pedagogies, such as the social determinants of health and cultural competency, do not challenge the racism perpetuated by a predominantly white health care workforce charged with caring for a racially diverse public they do not represent....

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