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He Was Shot by a Stranger but Treated Like a Criminal When He Reached the ER

Lack of Black Doctors Fuels Black Doubts About Medical Care

October 13, 2021

Ted Corbin, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and Dornsife School of Public Health, and John Rich, MD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, both co-directors of the Center for Nonviolence & Social Justice, were featured in an Oct. 13 TIME article about racial disparities and biases in treatment of patients in emergency room settings.

“The emergency department is a very fast-paced and dynamic environment,” says Corbin, an emergency medicine professor. “There is a ripe space for biases and disparities to show themselves.”

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