Weight Bias in the Doctor's Office

Weight Bias in the Doctor's Office

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 962 , Segment 4

Episode: French Protests, Particle Pollution, Internet Pop Culture, Weight Bias

  • Dec 11, 2018 10:00 pm
  • 15:30 mins

Guest: Kimberly Gudzune, Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University. One of the consequences of labeling obesity an epidemic in America is pervasive stigma in our society. Overweight people are often judged as lazy or otherwise lacking character. Even their doctors are prone to unconsciously slip into biased thinking about their patients who have obesity.

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