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What do you do when your patient no shows?

Show up at @DrRayMD's grand rounds?

Oh, me too!

Come for the bowtie, Stay for ALL THE knowledge.

"It is hard to pull yourself up by your bootstraps when you weren't allowed in the boot store"

@WUSTLPeds @SheilaRazdan ImageImage
Here are some GEMS @DrRayMD talked about:

We NEED to understand the CONTEXT of race.

"When we measure the impact of race, we are likely measuring the impact of RACISM" Image
"To claim medical mistrust is solely the result of Tuskegee is offensively reductive...There are way more contemporary examples, with photos that are not in Black and White..."

@serenawilliams #GOAT Image
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To everyone that expressed support for my verification: thank you!

It may seem like being verified shouldn't matter to physicians, but it's a game-changer for those of us seeking to shed light on inequities, and as a way to influence policy when we lack a seat at the table.

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To that end, we still need to #VerifyBlackWomenPhysicians— as of our tally several days ago there were only 13 in the entire United States.

Near the top of most lists of accounts in need of @verified status:
@gradydoctor and @DrBrittaniJ

A longer list is found here 👀⤵️
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🧵Representation matters and this statistic is startling.

There are only 10 Black women physicians @verified on Twitter #VerifyBlackWomenPhysicians Image
On March 20, 2020 there was a call to get public health experts verified, yet over one year later there are only 10 Black women physicians @verified. #VerifyBlackWomenPhysicians
.@verified accounts are determined to be of public interest and authentic. Amid a deadly pandemic disproportionately killing Blacks it's important to #VerifyBlackWomenPhysicians Image
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