Legacy : a Black physician reckons with racism in medicine / Uché Blackstock, MD.
Book | Viking | 2024
5 holds on first copy returned of 17 copies

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294 pages ; illustrations ; 22 cm.
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Summary
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.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-294).
Contents
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.
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9780593491287 (hardcover)
0593491289 (hardcover)
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