[African American physicians]
Original Airdate: 6/28/1984
Item Type: newstape - original footage
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Description : Abstract
Dr. Gloria White-Hammond (pediatrician) examines a young Latina child in an examining room. The child cries and White-Hammond comforts her, speaking in English and in Spanish. White-Hammond speaks to the child's mother about treatments for the child. White-Hammond examines the child with a stethoscope. Callie Crossley interviews White-Hammond about a program designed to increase the number of African American physicians across the nation. White-Hammond says that medical schools lack the financial, academic and other kinds of support necessary to retain some students. White-Hammond talks about the need for more minority physicians; White-Hammond says that minority physicians bring a "sensitivity" to the treatment of minority patients.
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
African American physicians
Subject : Personal Names
White-Hammond, Dr. Gloria
Type : Genre
News - Unedited
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