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Black man in a white coat

Damon Tweedy

Black man in a white coat

a doctor"s reflections on race and medicine

by Damon Tweedy

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs,
  • African American physicians,
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical,
  • Discrimination in medical care,
  • Physicians (General practice),
  • Health,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bilbiographical references (pages [247]-291)

    StatementDamon Tweedy, M.D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR154.T84 A3 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 pages
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26886982M
    ISBN 101250044634
    ISBN 109781250044631
    LC Control Number2015018599
    OCLC/WorldCa886486049

    Black Men In White Coats is a movement to support young African American men and boys who dream to become Medical /5(2).   about the book a new york times bestseller • one of time magazine's top ten nonfiction books of the year • a library journal best book selection • a booklist.

    Black Man in A White Coat A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine (Book): Tweedy, Damon: "When Damon Tweedy first enters the halls of Duke University Medical School on a full scholarship, he envisions a bright future where his segregated, working class background will become largely irrelevant. Instead, he finds that he has joined a new world where race is front .   Blacks make up more than 13 percent of the U.S. population, but only 4 percent of the nation’s doctors. In Dr. Damon Tweedy’s new book, “Black Man in a White Coat.

      Read "Black Man in a White Coat A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine" by Damon Tweedy, M.D. available from Rakuten Kobo. A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S TOP TEN NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR A LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK SE 4/5(5). Black Man in a White Coat A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine by Damon Tweedy Picador. When Damon Tweedy started medical school in , he learned the painful truth about medicine and race: just being black is bad for your health.


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As Tweedy transforms from student to practicing physician, he discovers how often race influences his encounters with by: Black Man in a White Coat examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine.

As Tweedy transforms from student to practicing physician, he discovers how often race influences his encounters with patients/5().

Black Man in a White Coat is Damon Tweedys memoir of his experience as a black man getting into medical school up through becoming a practicing physician.

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As Tweedy transforms from student to practicing physician, he discovers how often race influences his encounters with patients. Though Black Man in a White Coat focuses primarily on Dr.

Tweedy’s thoughts and reflections on his medical training, he is far from the book’s only source. Drawing from other memoirs, history books, public health studies, and various other resources, Tweedy weaves a complex tapestry of information in support of his observations.

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by Damon Tweedy. avg. rating Ratings. One doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of black Americans. Black Man in a White Coat examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine.

As Tweedy transforms from student to practicing physician, he discovers how often race influences his encounters with patients. Black Man in a White Coat As Tweedy continued his education and training, he discovered a passion for treating the mind over the body.

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"Black Man in a White Coat is a thoughtful memoir that explores the nexus of race and medicine through the eyes of a black physician." — Los Angeles Review of Books “Tweedy, an African American psychiatrist at Duke University, expertly weaves together statistics, personal anecdotes, and patient stories to explain why 'being black can be bad.

These and other racial disparities led Damon Tweedy to announce in his memoir, “Black Man in a White Coat,” what many of us already knew:. Black Man in a White Coat NPR coverage of Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine by Damon, M.d.

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Black Men In White Coats seeks to increase the number of black men in the field of medicine by exposure, inspiration, and mentoring. To accomplish this, we are partnering with various medical schools across the country to produce outstanding short documentary videos which bring awareness to this issue that not only affects the black male population, but also the nation as a.

He wrestles with similar doubts throughout “Black Man in a White Coat,” an account of his admirable and often lonely path from working-class Maryland — his father cut meat in a grocery store — to.

Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine is Tweedy’s thoughtful answer to that gap.” —Newsday “Tweedy’s vulnerability makes him a vivid and engaging narrator. [Black Man in a White Coat] makes important contribution to the ongoing debate about health care in America.

Tweedy has advanced a much-needed. “Black Man in a White Coat would be an important book no matter when it was published, but in this season of Ferguson and Charleston, when we must assert more loudly and clearly than ever that black lives matter, the book is essential reading.

Dr. In “Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine,’’ Damon Tweedy, a psychiatrist at Duke, explores the reasons these disparities persist: racial bias, poverty Author: Suzanne Koven. BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine.

As Damon Tweedy transforms from student to practicing physician, he discovers how often race influences his encounters with patients. Through their stories, he illustrates the.

One of those physicians, Dr. Damon Tweedy, explores how that gap harms black patients, and how everyone can navigate the healthcare system in his new book, "Black Man in a White Coat." Tweedy takes.