Episode 186 : Jason Campbell On Anti-Racist Allies

Featured Guest: Jason Campbell

  • May 31, 2020

“You think you’re uncomfortable? Imagine how we feel and step up.”

Dr. Jason Campbell is an Anesthesiologist and a powerful presence across multiple social media platforms where he is known as “The TikTok Doc.” Jason joins on a night of unrest and anger across America in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. He shares insights on the weight of perception, the anti-racist actions that underlie being an ally, & the need for in-the-moment action.

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Key Learnings

1. Starting with Jason’s background & a pivotal moment when he was 7 years old

2. Reflections on how Jason is perceived because of deep-rooted prejudices and how understanding that can help drive allies

3. Carrying the heavy weight of prejudice & the “chameleon-like maneuvers” Jason uses

4. Assessing the willingness of others to become allies and anti-racists

5. The actions and deeds behind being an ally

6. The critical importance of diversity and inclusion inside the hospital

7. The impact of responding in the moment

8. Dealing with mistrust of the police

9. Reconciling his extremely popular online persona and using it as a tool to bring allies aboard

10. The connection between being an ally, being anti-racist and keeping attention on this critical issue


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