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BLACK WOMEN IN MEDICINE

The first time I watched black women in medicine documentary I was very inspired and motivated to do more and continue to be a good representation of black women in medicine. I stumbled upon it whilst researching black women pioneers in medicine. It is the first feature film to chronicle the lives of women who …

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UNDER-REPRESENTED AND UNDER-SERVED: WHY MINORITY ROLE MODELS MATTER IN HEALTHCARE

Research has shown that having academic contact with female professionals in science, technology, engineering and Medicine can have positive influences on students—female students in particular. For girls and young women studying these subjects in school, being able to identify female role models helps them imagine themselves as Healthcare professionals. The role models enhance their perceptions …

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