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For Women of Color in Medicine, the Challenges Extend Beyond Education

The complexities of applying, a lack of mentorship, and struggles to navigate the system are just a few of the roadblocks

A cropped shot of a doctor, who is a woman of color, talking to a patient in her office.
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WWomen physicians face constant reminders that they are women in a field created by males, that no matter what they say or how they dress, that…




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Jessica Yang

Jessica Yang

Medical student and writer. Usually reading something. Twitter: @byjessicayang Email: hello[@]byjessicayang[.]com

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