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Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 | 03:00 pm - 03:45 pm EDT

Location:  Duke University
615 Chapel Drive
Durham, North Carolina  27708
United States


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In 2015, Black Man in a White Coat explored the challenges confronting black doctors, and the disproportionate health burdens faced by black patients, ultimately seeking a way forward. In this program, we return with author, Dr. Damon Tweedy, to revisit his examination of the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine. With over 5 years since the publication, and a global pandemic exposing a vast array of gaps in our healthcare system, how far have we come in the pursuit toward better treatment and more compassionate care?

Moderator:

  • A. Eugene Washington, Chancellor for Health Affairs, Duke University and President and CEO, Duke University Health System

Opening Remarks:

  • Jean G. Spaulding, MD '72, H'73, Vice-Chair and Trustee of The Duke Endowment

Speaker:

  • Damon Tweedy MD ’00, HS ’03 - ’07, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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