Our Stories

TRAINEE STORIES

Rebekah Fenton, Adolescent Medicine
The First (Black) Fellow

Shenelle Wilson, Urology
Gaslighting of Black medical trainees makes residency something to ‘survive’

Jonas Attilus, Internal Medicine
Why I Left Boston Residency Program

Tulane 7, Medicine-Pediatrics
Black Doctors Matter

Analiz Rodriguez, Neurosurgery
Misogynoir

ATTENDINGS SUING FOR DISCRIMINATION

Omondi Nyong’o, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Stephen Noble, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Lawsuit alleges Sutter Health targets minority doctors to ‘keep them in line’

Dare Adewumi, Neurosurgery
Local doctor suing Wellstar over racial discrimination; attorneys say it’s part of a bigger issue

Aysha Khoury, Internal Medicine
Khoury vs. Kaiser Permenante SOM

Princess Dennar, Medicine-Pediatrics
‘No glass ceiling’: Tulane Doctor files lawsuit against medical school

COMMENTARIES ON RACISM IN MEDICINE

Usha Lee McFarling, STAT
‘It was stolen from me’: Black doctors are forced out of training programs at far higher rates than white residents
PART II
What will it take to level the playing field for Black residents?

Ben Danielson, Pediatrics
Prominent Black doctor talks about resignation from Seattle Children’s, citing racism

Ray Givens, Cardiology
One of Us

Uché Blackstock, Emergency Medicine
Why Black doctors like me are leaving faculty positions in academic medical centers

Vanessa Grubbs, Nephrology
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion That Matter

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