Why It is More Important Than Ever to Reveal the Hidden Curriculum in Educating the Next Generation of Physicians By Dr. Higginbotham
A recent article by a medical student from Brown University raises the question about the understanding of how future generations of physicians consider the influence that the social construct of "race" has on medicine.
In her article entitled "The Hidden Curriculum" Brown continues the conversation about the intersect between racism and medicine that one of our very own Penn medical students, Mark Attiah noted in a previous article, highlighting the benefits of considering the benefits of an inclusive environment, "where everyone feels included in the larger dialogue." While one perspective appears to be in opposition of the other, both views are critically important in moving toward a more inclusive culture. Ms. Brown highlights a few of the events that…Read more on Why It is More Important Than Ever to Reveal the Hidden Curriculum in Educating the Next Generation of Physicians By Dr. Higginbotham