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The rash on your skin looks different on mine

The rash on your skin looks different on mine

By: Alyssa Gerth, AT, OMS III Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUHCOM) Every Wednesday from 7am-12pm, the third- and fourth-year students, as well as the family medicine residents, attend didactics at the teaching hospital where I am rotating. Each hour there is a different topic with a different educator. It is a breath […]

Revisiting hypertension in black Americans: The role of implicit bias in perpetuating adverse health outcomes

Revisiting hypertension in black Americans: The role of implicit bias in perpetuating adverse health outcomes

By: Boya Abudu University of California, San Diego (UCSD) The prevalence of hypertension among Black Americans—Africans and descendants of the African diaspora—has been well-documented. In an effort to train competent clinicians, medical schools have increasingly emphasized the role of race in building appropriate differential diagnoses and treatment plans. During my preclinical medical school courses, it […]