A survey of 822 U.S. physicians found that 59 percent had been on the receiving end of offensive remarks by patients under their care in the past five years, and subsequently 47 percent had been asked by the patient to be transferred to another doctor. Moreover, a majority of physicians said their organizations provided no training, or had no formal policies on handling patient bias. To read more, go to https://www.statnews.com/2017/10/18/patient-prejudice-wounds-doctors/.