Providing a Safe Space for Transgender Patients by Margarita Diaz

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Providing a Safe Space for Transgender Patients by Margarita Diaz

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Providing a Safe Space for Transgender Patients Several weeks ago, a provider called my office to ask questions regarding office visit interactions with transgender patients.  I was very pleased this provider, who has been in practice for several years, sought to consult with an Inclusion & Diversity practitioner to heighten their cultural awareness on engaging… Continue Reading Providing a Safe Space for Transgender Patients by Margarita Diaz

“You can’t be Indian! Indians are extinct!” by Cynthia Connolly

Thursday, March 14, 2019

“You can’t be Indian! Indians are extinct!” By: Cynthia Connolly It was an innocent elementary class field trip to the Ann Arbor Natural History Museum. Jurassic Park had just come out, and my classmates were beside themselves with excitement about the dinosaur bones on the first floor, and the endangered and extinct animals on the… Continue Reading “You can’t be Indian! Indians are extinct!” by Cynthia Connolly

What is Privilege?

Monday, March 4, 2019

  What is Privilege? The unearned social, political, economic, and psychological benefits of membership in a group that has institutional and structural power. Living and existing in a world where standards and rules are premised upon the dominant group’s needs wants and desires. To identify with or be identified as a member of a dominant… Continue Reading What is Privilege?