Implicit Bias in Medicine: Case Report and Literature Review

by Kory M. Johnson, Emma Fixen, David J. Elpern, Douglas W. Johnson Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY John A. Burns School of Medicine, PGY1, Honolulu, HI David Elpern MD: The Skin Clinic, Williamstown, MA University of Hawaii School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI Keywords: implicit bias, explicit bias, immigrant, indigent, psoriasis, lymphoma, healthcare A 46-year-old Micronesian woman with history of severe disabling psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis had been our patient for many years (Figures 1 and 2). Her psoriasis started as an adolescent and had been treated with numerous therapies including topical steroids, phototherapy (sunlight exposure in Micronesia), methotrexate, cyclosporine, acitretin, apremilast, etanercept, infliximab, ustekinumab, secukinumab, ixekizumab, IL-23 blocker, … Continue reading


Skin Infections in Wrestlers by Kory Johnson

Mr. Johnson is a third year undergraduate at Johns Hopkins University.  During his  student days at Punahou School on Oahu and JHU he has been a scholar and a wrestler.  He has first hand experience of the manifold skin infections wrestlers are subject to.  This presentation covers the common disorders he has encountered. Pdf of Kory’s Talk:  Korys wrestling talk Presented at Hot Spots in Dermatology, August 21, 2015

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