For many black physicians, they may be ‘just one decision away’

When I was 8 years old, I told my mother that I wanted to be a nurse just like her when I grew up. As quickly as I said that, she replied, “Son, that’s great but why don’t you become a doctor?”I said, “OK,” and I pushed ahead toward my newly declared goal. During my life, I faced many challenges and losses. Beginning with the loss of my sweet mother to a motor vehicle accident, there were many challenges ahead that could’ve nudged me off course. That special moment shared by my mother and I is when my dreams were cemented in my desire to bring healingRead More

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