On Race and Medicine: Insider Perspectives

On Race and Medicine: Insider Perspectives

by Richard Garcia (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442248359
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/16/2015
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Richard Garcia, MD, a pediatrician, grew up in Stockton, California. His personal essays on race and medicine appear in academic, medical, and policy journals. He is the editor of On Race and Medicine: Insider Perspectives, a collection of interdisciplinary personal essays on health disparities.

Table of Contents

Bebop – an Intro
Richard Garcia

PART I: Health Disparities
1: No Accident
Brian D. Smedley
2: Explaining Disparities: Is it Genes or Environment?
Troy Duster

PART II: Personal Essay
3: On Meeting Richard Rodriguez
Richard Garcia
4: Geography of the Dead
A. Perez
5: The Patient in the Room
Enrique D. Rigsby

PART III: Race and Medicine
6: Saying and Doing White Racism
Jennifer L. Pierce
7: Fred Sanford's People are from St. Louis
Richard Garcia
8: To What End, Diversity?
Donna Elliott
9: Noblesse Oblige
Jorge A. Girotti
10: In France, Once
Myrtis Sullivan

PART IV: The Present
11: The Nisei Veteran Played the Ukulele
Sylvia Gates Carlisle
12: The Businessman
Frederick P. Beavers
13: Good Guys
Tim Degner
14: There is no Zeitgeist
Richard Garcia
15: Race and Medicine
Richard Garcia

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