Recent events spotlight need for more Black female physicians, speaker says

Recent events that have sparked nationwide protests and conversations about racism in the United States, including the death of Breonna Taylor, underscore the need for more Black women to pursue careers in medicine, a speaker at the Women in Medicine Summit said.“Breaking any barriers involves increasing the numbers of Black women physicians,” Niva Lubin-Johnson, MD, FACP, an internist and chair of the AMA’s Women Physicians Section Governing Council, said during the virtual conference.More Black women are earning undergraduate degrees, but there are still not enough enteringRead More

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