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Medical students’ learning orientation regarding interracial interactions affects preparedness to care for minority patients: a report from Medical Student CHANGES

  • Diana J. Burgess1, 2Email author,
  • Sara E. Burke3,
  • Brooke A. Cunningham4,
  • John F. Dovidio3,
  • Rachel R. Hardeman5,
  • Yuefeng Hou6,
  • David B. Nelson1, 2,
  • Sylvia P. Perry7,
  • Sean M. Phelan8,
  • Mark W. Yeazel4 and
  • Michelle van Ryn8
BMC Medical EducationBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:254

Received: 23 April 2016

Accepted: 17 September 2016

Published: 29 September 2016

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17 Sep 2016 Editorially accepted
29 Sep 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12909-016-0769-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research (a VA HSR & D Center of Excellence), Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota
Department of Psychology, Yale University
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota
Division of Health Services Research, Policy & Administration, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
3M Health Information Systems Division
Department of Psychology, Northwestern University
Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic