Med School Lectures Future Doctors On Power Dynamics Between Different ‘Social Identities,’ Slides Reveal
A Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis course trained students on the “power” dynamics between different “social identities” during a lecture titled “Matrix of Social Identity,” according to a presentation obtained by medical watchdog Do No Harm (DNH) and shared with the Daily Caller News Foundation.
The lecture defined the matrix as a “framework” that is “reflective of U.S. culture and society” and that is “helpful for understanding how relationships to power differ,” according to a copy of the slides obtained by DNH. The instructor explained to the medical students that racial discrimination can only be considered racism if the person identifies with a group in a position of “power,” according to the audio shared with the DCNF by DNH that was first leaked online by the Twitter account Mythinformed in February.
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