A physician and community members protesting the threat of Atlanta’s Grady Hospital Closing in 2007

Wearing White Coats to the Protest

To be clear, for Black medical students, supporting Black Lives Matter and other health equity and social justice initiatives is not a matter of a professional oath. It is a matter of life or death, close or distant. That of a loved one, or of a stranger of the same hue and shared struggles.

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Max Jordan Nguemeni Tiako, MD, MS

Max Jordan Nguemeni Tiako, MD, MS

Internal Medicine Resident Physician (Brigham and Women’s Hospital), Howard, Georgia Tech, & Yale Med Alum. Health equity, science, tech & society musings.