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Legacy : a Black physician reckons with racism in medicine

Blackstock, Uché (author.).

Summary: Part searing indictment of our healthcare system, part generational family memoir, part call to action, a physician and thought leader on bias and racism in healthcare recounts her journey to finally seizing her own power as a health equity advocate against the backdrop of the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement.

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  • ISBN: 0593491289
  • ISBN: 9780593491287
  • Physical Description: 294 pages ; illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Viking, [2024]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-294).
Formatted Contents Note: Part I. Where it begins -- The original Dr. Blackstock ; Something wrong ; Everything we lost ; All the things they didn't teach me ; Misdiagnosed ; Part II. Opening my eyes -- Homecoming ; Three patients ; A tale of two emergency rooms ; Motherhood ; Diversity and exclusion ; Part III. Unbound -- Truth to power ; All the patients look like us ; Where I'm supposed to be ; A better way ; The way forward: actions speak louder than words.
Subject: Women in medicine History
Women physicians Biography
Racism in medicine History
Blackstock, Uché
Genre: Autobiographies.

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