Resident Toward Intern Barriers and Bias

  • Marcee Wilder
  • Lynne D. RichardsonEmail author


This chapter contains a case study involving racial bias directed toward an intern by a resident. The impact of the biased behavior on the intern and the training program are explored.


Implicit bias Superior Inferior Racism Racist Disparaging remarks Explicit bias Condescending attitude White male senior resident Black female intern 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineIcahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Population Health Science and PolicyIcahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew YorkUSA

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