In the Clinic with Camille
a podcast for integrative practitioners
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Using Inclusive Languge in the Clinic
As a clinician, you're probably used to speaking or writing in a particular way. It's helpful to evaluate your language periodically to make sure yu're choosing words and phrases that create a welcoming and inclusive environment. While I know most of us have good intentions, we also have a lot of room for improvement (and I include myself here!).
Here are a few things to consider in your written language:
Here are some considerations for spoken language:
Resources for Inclusive Language
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Camille Freeman (she/her)
Hi there! I'm a clinical herbalist and licensed nutritionist specializing in fertility and reproductive health. I faciliate the Monday Mentoring community of practice and offer continuing eduation programs for highly trained herbalists & nutritionists. I'm also a professor in the Department of Nutrition at the Maryland University of Integrative Health, where I teach physiology, pathophysiology, and mindful eating.