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Dismissed: How to Confront Bias for Better Health

Welcome to Beyond the Paper Gown, where we go beyond the surface level of healthcare and explore the issues that impact patients and providers alike. In this episode, we'll be discussing the all too common issue of patients feeling unheard and dismissed by their doctors as well as what we can do to get the care we need. . Our guest, Angela Marshall, MD, FACP, is a practicing physician and author of the book, Dismissed: Tackling the Biases That Undermine our Health Care. She provides insights on why patients may feel dismissed and specific ways to can advocate to get the care you need. We'll also dive into the health consequences of patients dismissing the healthcare system and how we can all work together for better health outcomes.

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