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Black Man in a White Coat

A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine

by Damon Tweedy

Hardcover, 294 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $26 |

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Black Man in a White Coat
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A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine
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Damon Tweedy

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A graduate of Duke Medical School shares his experiences grappling with racial identity, bias, and the unique health problems of black Americans, examining the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult terrain of race and medicine.

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