We actively support and advocate for Black trainees and physicians facing workplace discrimination. We aim to expand the Black physician workforce to improve health outcomes in the Black community.
- Compared to all other races in the US, Black people have worse health outcomes overall.
- Black infant mortality is cut by half when they have Black doctors
- The Black-White male gap in cardiovascular mortality drops by 19% when Black men see a Black doctor
- Black doctors make up only 4% of US workforce but Black people make up 13% of the US population
in a Kick-off Demonstration
Friday, August 26, 2022
To Raise Awareness About the Unjust Dismissals of Black Doctors and Trainees
Black Docs Belong
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. —Frederick Douglas, 1857