Diversity in Medicine

7 Black Physicians You Should Know

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The medical field is constantly changing due to innovative ideas, technology, and systems that are shaping the way we care for patients. Though the industry has made many advances,  diversity within the workforce has been slow to catch up. According to AMSA, racial and ethnic minorities comprise 26% of the total population of the United States,…

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Three Ways to Increase Diversity in Cardiology

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An Interview Series with Dr. Pamela Douglas, Ursula Geller Professor for Research in Cardiovascular Disease, Duke University School of Medicine  Last week I spoke to Dr. Pamela Douglas about the lack of women in cardiology, but women aren’t the only group missing. Certain racial and ethnic groups are also woefully underrepresented. In her role as chair of…

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Words of Wisdom from a Trailblazing Female Cardiologist

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An Interview Series with Dr. Pamela Douglas, Ursula Geller Professor for Research in Cardiovascular Disease, Duke University School of Medicine When Dr. Pamela Douglas began her career as a cardiologist in the 70s, she was one of the only women in the field. In 2017… she’s still one of the few women in the field, but…

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