The Learning Environment is Key for Equitable Assessment

Justin Bullock, MD, MPH

Justin Bullock is a fellow in Nephrology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Justin is passionate about creating safe environments in medicine where everyone in the hospital is able to bring their authentic selves to work in the spirit of healing. Justin is a passionate medical educator: a teacher, researcher, and lifelong learner. His primary research focus centers on how educators can minimize identity threats in the learning environment. In addition to his education scholarship, Justin is outspoken about his lived experience as a gay Black bipolar physician. His work and story have been featured in the New England Journal of Medicine, Academic Medicine, Vox and Forbes among others. Drawing on his dual identities as a patient and provider with serious illness, Justin believes deeply that medicine is a lifelong journey of healing as much for providers as it is for patients.