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Maxwell & Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning CenterWhite BuildingFirst Floor, Room 110
Weight Bias in the Medical SettingThursday, November 10, 12:00PMBlum Center, White 110
Assumptions based on weight and size can cause harm to patients and negatively affect their experience with health care providers and facilities. Lisa Du Breuil, LICSW, and Anne Emmerich, MD, will discuss weight bias and its impact on patient health outcomes. They will also introduce new ways of thinking about health and wellness that respect body size diversity and encourage positive behaviors.
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