A Doctor Reflects on the Intersection of Race and Medicine

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Dr. Damon Tweedy talks about his memoir, "Black Man in a White Coat."

Dr. Damon Tweedy, a practicing psychiatrist and an assistant professor at Duke University Medical School, examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult terrain of race and medicine. In his memoir, Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine, he details his own path in medicine and confronts the challenges faced by African American doctors and patients.