Discrimination in medicine has been associated with decreased productivity, as well as increased alcohol use, depression, attrition, and suicidality among physicians.1,2 In surgical training, discrimination is common2 but has not been comprehensively evaluated among racial/ethnic minorities. The objectives of this study were to (1) determine the national prevalence and sources of discrimination based on race/ethnicity in US general surgery programs, (2) identify factors associated with discrimination, and (3) assess its association with resident wellness.
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Yuce TK, Turner PL, Glass C, et al. National Evaluation of Racial/Ethnic Discrimination in US Surgical Residency Programs. JAMA Surg. Published online April 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0260
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