Don’t assume that you know what a doctor looks like

Recently, an African American female physician was prevented from providing help to a passenger in distress on a Delta airlines flight because she didn’t fit the flight attendant’s image of what a doctor looked like. The racial and gender issues that this event highlight are readily apparent.    As a South Asian, I have to say I’ve never been told I don’t look like a doctor on a racial basis.  If anything, because of the number of South Asians in medicine in real life and in media, TV shows, and movies, people actually assume I’m in medicine … or an IT…
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