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Episode 21

A Woman of Color Making Her Mark in the White Male Dominated Field of Medicine

Listen to Dr. Vanessa Stark, an anesthesiologist in Washington D.C. as she talks about her journey to becoming a doctor, the comments she gets when patients realize a Black woman will take care of them during surgery, and the difference between the way Black men and White men respond when dating a woman with M.D. behind her name.

You can also join Dr. Starks as she hosts a Virtual Town Hall Meeting, COVID: In Our Community. Click here to register:


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In My Shoes Stories from Women of Color
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Karin Davis-Thompson