Under new curriculum standards, or “competencies,” from the influential Association of American Medical Colleges, medical schools could be required to teach students to identify “systems of power, privilege, and oppression” — systems like white privilege, “heterosexism” and ableism — “and their impacts on health outcomes.”
If implemented, the standards could require students to practice “anti-racism and critical consciousness in health care” and describe how “colonization, White supremacy, acculturation, [and] assimilation” affect health.
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