Key clinical point: Forty-one percent of white and 31% of nonwhite physician trainees demonstrated racial bias in pain treatment decision making.
Major finding: Rates of reported awareness of racial bias were 6% for white and 10% for nonwhite residents and fellows.
Study details: Study of 444 physician trainees presented with 12 virtual scenarios of patients with low back pain.
Disclosures: The authors reported funding from the National Institutes of Health. They reported no conflicts of interest.
REPORTING FROM APS 2019