Becoming Active Bystanders and Advocates: Teaching Medical Students to Respond to Bias in the Clinical Setting.


Incidents of bias and microaggressions are prevalent in the clinical setting and are disproportionately experienced by racial minorities, women, and medical students. These incidents contribute to burnout. Published efforts to address these incidents are growing, but gaps remain regarding the long-term efficacy of these curricular models. We developed and longitudinally evaluated a workshop that taught medical students a framework to respond to incidents of bias or microaggressions.