Forged by the Knife: The Experience of Surgical Residency from the Perspective of a Woman of Color

Forged by the Knife: The Experience of Surgical Residency from the Perspective of a Woman of Color

by Patricia L. Dawson
     
 

The author draws on her own residency experiences and from interviews with six other Black women surgeons to describe the obstacles they faced in a social system designed as an endurance test or boot camp for White men. Their stories shed light on the experiences of a pathbreaking group of women. Medical school administrators, educators, and those seeking to… See more details below

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The author draws on her own residency experiences and from interviews with six other Black women surgeons to describe the obstacles they faced in a social system designed as an endurance test or boot camp for White men. Their stories shed light on the experiences of a pathbreaking group of women. Medical school administrators, educators, and those seeking to understand why empathy does or does not develop in physicians will find this a valuable book. It also speaks to those seeking to understand institutionalized racism and sexism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780940880634
Publisher:
Open Hand Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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