Our Stories

Stories about discrimination in the practice of medicine

TRAINEE STORIES

Firsthand accounts from medical students, residents, and fellows who have encountered racial discrimination during their training.

ATTENDINGS SUING FOR DISCRIMINATION

Lawsuits filed by attending physicians who have faced discrimination in their careers,  raising important questions about accountability and highlight the need for systemic change.

COMMENTARIES ON RACISM IN MEDICINE

Leading experts and healthcare professionals weigh in on the issue of racial bias in medicine, provide insights into the root causes of discrimination.

BLACK DOC VILLAGE IN THE NEWS

Articles and media coverage highlighting BDV’s initiatives, research, and advocacy efforts addressing racial discrimination in the medical field.

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Our Stories

Trainee Stories

medical resident

Rebekah Fenton, Adolescent Medicine
The First (Black) Fellow

Jonas Attilus, Internal Medicine
Why I Left Boston Residency Program

Tulane 7, Medicine-Pediatrics
Black Doctors Matter

Analiz Rodriguez, Neurosurgery
Misogynoir

Our Stories

Attendings Suing for Discrimination

attendings suing for discrimination
 
Our Stories

Commentaries on Racism in Medicine

commentaries on racism

Vanessa Grubbs, Nephrologist & Founder of Black Doc Village
Racism in Academic Medicine Is Hindering Progress Toward Health Equity

Ray Givens, Cardiology
One of Us

Vanessa Grubbs, Nephrologist & Founder of Black Doc Village
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion That Matter

Our Stories

Black Doc Village in the News

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Vanessa Grubbs, Nephrologist & Founder of Black Doc Village
Racism in Academic Medicine Is Hindering Progress Toward Health Equity

Ray Givens, Cardiology
One of Us

Vanessa Grubbs, Nephrologist & Founder of Black Doc Village
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion That Matter

Featured News

Dr. Grubbs speaks to the lawsuit
against Sutter Health by Dr. Omondi Nyong’o.
NBC Bay Area News

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