Colored Girl Student

  • Mekbib GemedaEmail author
  • Anthonia Ojo


A female African-American medical student is instructed by her neurology resident to start admitting history and physical of a Caucasian male who comes to the emergency room with his wife after a seizure. The patient’s wife refuses to allow the student to see the patient.


Implicit bias Racial discrimination Stereotyping Medical education Health care quality Student mistreatment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Eastern Virginia Medical SchoolNorfolkUSA

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