Presumptions and implicit biases are unfortunately embedded in human nature. Despite trying to mitigate these instincts, there are moments they unwittingly reappear... unwelcome, but undeniable. In my first year as a pharmacy student, I experienced just that... and through it, I became aware of the pinnacle priority in healthcare - truly seeing the person in front of us.
"Stranger No More: A Reflective Conversation,"
Collaborative Healthcare: Interprofessional Practice, Education and Evaluation (JCIPE): Vol. 10
, Article 5.
Available at: https://jdc.jefferson.edu/jcipe/vol10/iss2/5