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Standing Together
Surgical professionals share their experiences of racism and express hope for a more inclusive future.
Outpatient Surgery Editors
Publish Date: July 13, 2020   |  Tags:   Diversity Equity Inclusion

The following firsthand accounts are real, raw and at times disturbing. They pull back the curtain on the everyday experiences of minorities in surgery and spotlight how various forms of discrimination manifest in ways both big and small. The brave providers who lent their voices to these pages want to raise awareness of systemic racism in health care and inspire a deeper understanding of how it impacts people of color who have dedicated their lives to caring for patients. They want to increase diversity, inclusion and acceptance in the profession they love. Their willingness to speak up inspires and shows that remaining silent about racial injustice is no longer an option. The conversation starts now. OSM

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