Does Your Doctor Really Need to be Black?

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African Americans lag behind other demographic groups in health outcomes in the United States. The higher mortality rates of Black Americans from COVID-19 is the latest alarming statistic. CNN recently reported on a study that showed that Black newborn babies in the U.S. are three times more likely than White babies to die when looked after by White doctors. This panel will explore reasons for this discrepancy and what you can do about it.