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The Arts and Medicine
October 10, 2017

Black Women in Medicine—A Documentary

Author Affiliations
  • 1Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
JAMA. 2017;318(14):1306-1307. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11551

The ambient noise of Match Day celebration fills a brightly lit room at Albany Medical College. Amidst the laughter and cheers, a young woman with an espresso-colored complexion is tucked alone in the shadows with her back pressed against the cinder block wall. Her hand is trembling as she studies the lone piece of paper in her hand. Sweeping back her long, dark braids as they fall before her eyes, she lets it all sink in.

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