A Black Man In A White Coat

Image of Damon Tweedy, who is a professor psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke.
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When Damon Tweedy was in his first year of medical school, he learned a number of startling statistics that led him to the conclusion that being black is somehow bad for your health.

He heard over and over how black patients were faring worse than other patients in almost every field of medicine, but nobody seemed to be talking about the reasons for this disparity.