Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflection on Race and Medicine
January 16, 2017•15 min
Host: Maurice Pickard, MD
How do black doctors grapple with race, bias, and the unique health problems for black Americans? Host Dr. Maurice Pickard chats with Dr. Damon Tweedy, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Duke University Medical Center and author of the book Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflection on Race and Medicine, which examines the complex ways in which black doctors and patients must both navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine.