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Race is a relentless and exhausting burden for some black American doctors

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7585.119 (Published 18 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:119

American doctors of African descent reported recently that issues of race dominate their working lives, affect their relationships with patients and colleagues, and create a silent burden that takes its toll on their careers. The 25 doctors, who were all from New England, took part …

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