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We Need More Black Doctors More Than Ever. But Leaders in Medicine Block the Pipeline.

“The only piece of collegiate gear that I own from any alma mater is a vintage T-shirt with a bear in a mortarboard holding a champagne coupe in one hand and a diploma in the other that simply says ‘Brown ’82,’ which is the year of my birth, not my graduation. I wear it often. The other truth is that I was frankly, unequivocally, and yet insidiously deterred from becoming a doctor. I wasn’t guided forward on my journey with support or mentorship. I was pushed out before I’d really even started. I was blocked.”

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