Minorities At Risk

2018-03-05T05:42:03+00:00March 5th, 2018|

Doctors’ textbooks lack diversity, minorities at risk for lower-quality care: study   Global News When light-skinned bodies are shown as the norm, physicians might miss signs on patients with dark skin tone, the UBC study explains. According to a recent study from UBC, a lack of diversity in medical textbooks could put racial minorities at risk for lower-quality care. “What we found is that the representation of race in these medical textbooks is proportional to the population, but the representation of skin tone is not,” said University of Toronto PhD [...]