Listen: Implicit bias and racial disparities discussed on ‘In the Wild’ podcast

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This week on In the Wild, two accomplished Augusta University alumni join us to shares their perspectives on implicit bias and racial disparities in the health care setting.

Tanashia Thomas, a travel registered nurse, and Dr. Vanessa Spearman-McCarthy, associate professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at the Medical College of Georgia, share their thoughts on how health care providers can improve patient care by addressing implicit biases.

Listen to In the Wild on Apple, Spotify, Soundcloud and Google Podcast.

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Raysean Ricks is a writer in the Division of Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact him to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-6144 or email him at

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