Unconscious bias can run so deep that patients and doctors alike can miss a potentially fatal diagnosis.
DDx SEASON 2 EPISODE 2
Why skin color matters
Jennifer Filip, PA-C
Jennifer Filip received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Penn State University and completed the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her Masters training in Physician Assistant Studies at Philadelphia University.
She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is fully licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of State to practice Medical Physician Assistant duties. She is especially interested in acne, pigmented lesions, and hair loss in women. A mom of two children, Jennifer also enjoys yoga, gardening, and is an avid scrabble enthusiast.
The information shared in DDx is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. It is provided for educational purposes only.