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S4E6: Unlearning Fatphobia

Feb 25, 2021

As a medical community, we have—whether unknowingly or not—assisted in normalizing fatphobia by simply instructing patients to "lose weight" without having the complicated conversation of "why?" To understand how fatphobia and weight bias have become internalized in ourselves, it's important to think back and reflect on our experiences. Concluding the conversation on the flaws of BMI—in S4E6, Margaux, Harjit, and guest pediatric nurse Isis talk about their struggles with weight bias and combating fatphobia in medicine.