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Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021 | 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm EDT

Location:  Virtual via Zoom
Miami, Florida United States


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The book "Black Man in a White Coat" by Duke professor Damon Tweedy MD'00 examines the complex ways that both Black doctors and Black patients navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine, and how race often influences Tweedy's encounters with patients. Tweedy explores the challenges confronting Black doctors, and the disproportionate health burdens faced by Black patients. But what about looking at it from the Black woman's perspective? Join Duke Black Alumni South Florida and the Duke South Florida Women’s Forum—and four fabulous Duke alumnae physicians—as they discuss Tweedy’s book from the Black woman's perspective.

In a discussion moderated by Tadena Simpson '05, co-chair of the Duke Black Alumni national board, panelists Tedra Anderson-Brown '87, MD'91; Todra Anderson-Rhodes '87, MD; Venis Wilder '06, MD; and Sasha Jarrett '05, MD'10 will share their experiences as Black female physicians, and how being women affected and compounded the problems and issues addressed by Tweedy.

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