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From the Ted Talk by Jenna C. Lester: Why skin disease is often misdiagnosed in darker skin tones

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Now, this story of erythema migrans is emblematic of a larger _____. In the United States, 47 percent of __________ dermatology residents report feeling uncomfortable diagnosing skin disease in patients with dark skin. 47 percent. I just want that to sink in for a second. This is a staggering _________, and this means that the people who have just _________ their most intensive training to become doctors of the skin don't feel comfortable diagnosing and treating all patients. And even so, they ________ from residency, and they're ________ to become board-certified dermatologists, qualified to care for all ______.

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Original Text

Now, this story of erythema migrans is emblematic of a larger issue. In the United States, 47 percent of graduating dermatology residents report feeling uncomfortable diagnosing skin disease in patients with dark skin. 47 percent. I just want that to sink in for a second. This is a staggering statistic, and this means that the people who have just undergone their most intensive training to become doctors of the skin don't feel comfortable diagnosing and treating all patients. And even so, they graduate from residency, and they're eligible to become board-certified dermatologists, qualified to care for all people.

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