Discrimination

Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

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The culture of bullying — widespread across the medical field — has been linked to poorer patient outcomes. So why can't physicians stop bullying in its tracks?

Role of Personal Beliefs in Health Care: Patient Survey

Role of Personal Beliefs in Health Care: Patient Survey

Most people do not believe that professionals including health care providers should be allowed to refuse to provide services based on their conscience or beliefs.

Spouses of Female Physicians More Likely to Work Longer Hours Outside of the Home

Spouses of Female Physicians More Likely to Work Longer Hours Outside of the Home

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A report compared self-reported occupation, personal income, hours worked outside the home, and graduate education status between spouses of male vs female physicians.

Physician Shares Insights on the Necessity of a Databank of Biased Providers

Physician Shares Insights on the Necessity of a Databank of Biased Providers

One physician shares his insights on the need for a databank that would include names of medical providers who have publicly expressed opinions indicating biases about certain populations.

UN Calls on Polities to Help End Discrimination in Healthcare

UN Calls on Polities to Help End Discrimination in Healthcare

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Widespread discrimination in healthcare has taken many forms, and violates the most fundamental of human rights. WHO established a goal "to ensure that none is left behind and to read the furthest behind first."

A Story of Bias and Prejudice in Medicine Highlighted by #WhatADoctorLooksLike

A Story of Bias and Prejudice in Medicine Highlighted by #WhatADoctorLooksLike

Inherent biases cannot be completely eliminated as they are historic trends that continue to prevail.

Workplace Discrimination Still a Challenge for Patients With Chronic Illnesses

Workplace Discrimination Still a Challenge for Patients With Chronic Illnesses

The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act has not improved workplace discrimination towards patients with chronic illnesses .

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