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Gay Student

  • Timothy Layng
  • Joel MollEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter outlines a case study where a patient in a preoperative area incidentally learns that the medical student is gay.

Keywords

LGBT Gay Diversity Inclusion Tolerance Undergraduate medical education 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA

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