Illustrating the devastating impacts of bigotry in medical education and health care, child and adolescent psychiatrist Chase Anderson, MD, opens up about his own experiences – in college, medical school, residency and beyond – as a person with multiple minoritized identities. His presentation includes crucial information on the range of ways racism and homophobia can manifest; the normalization of discrimination in health care; strategies for making minoritized coworkers and patients feel safe and validated; and effective techniques for disarming microaggressions.
- Specify at least three ways in which minority stress affects mental health
- Assess how minority stress can affect minoritized trainees and faculty in the medical system
- Identify at least three ways in which we can make academic environments safer for minoritized individuals