Leading GP calls on doctors to use their 'superpower' for good

The privilege of having a medical degree can be used to advocate for patients and to speak up for colleagues, says a Brisbane GP who worked as a UN medical director

A globally known Australian GP is urging doctors to use their privilege as a “superpower” to call out racism and sexism in healthcare environments.

Dr Jillann Farmer.

Former medical director of the UN, Dr Jillann Farmer, says doctors become privileged as soon they complete their medical degree and can take action where others can not.

She came to the realisation that doctors had