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Racism rife in the medical profession, BMA report says

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7404.1418 (Published 26 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1418
  1. Debashis Singh
  1. London

    Racism blocks the career progression of doctors from ethnic minorities and from overseas, a BMA report has said.

    The BMA report is part of a cohort study tracking the careers of 476 medical graduates who qualified in 1995 and offers a snapshot representation of doctors' careers. Doctors participating in the survey were asked their views on whether their ethnicity was a factor in their career progression. Four focus groups involving 33 doctors were used to explore the issue in greater …

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