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Legacy : a Black physician reckons with racism in medicine  Cover Image Book Book

Legacy : a Black physician reckons with racism in medicine / Uché Blackstock, MD.

Blackstock, Uché, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780593491287
  • ISBN: 0593491289
  • 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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Blackstock, Uché.
Racism in medicine > History.
Women physicians > Biography.
Women in medicine > History.
Femmes médecins > Biographies.
Femmes en médecine > Histoire.
Racisme en médecine > Histoire.
Genre: Autobiography
autobiographies (literary works)

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Weston Public Library.


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