Microaggressions in Medicine

Brittany Feaster, MHS; Lynn McKinley-Grant, MD, MA; Amy J. McMichael, MD


Cutis. 2021;107(5):235-237. 

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Final Thoughts

Despite an often covert nature, the detrimental effects of microaggressions are tangible and far reaching. As providers, we must strive to understand all categories of racism and expose the many ways prejudice manifests within medical training and clinical practice. It is our obligation to undertake the challenge of "making the 'invisible' visible" as we confront microaggressions and implicit bias to promote a safer and more inclusive medical community and workforce.[19]