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History of Race and Racism in Medicine & Science (2) – Mar 12

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March 12 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am

Course Objectives

  • Understand the way medicine/science has been used to create and further racism
  • Understand the history of the creation of racial categories and hierarchy, particularly by physicians, and how that framework is still used in modern medicine
  • Recognize race as a social and political construct
  • Explain how and why race is not biological or genetic