Diversity in medicine

by Small, Cathleen,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Teen Department - Teen Non-Fiction R130.5.S63 2019x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Teen Department - Teen Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  R130.5.S63 2019x
 
 
Summary
The days when white men filled physician positions and nurses were expected to be only women are far behind us. A far more diverse team of employees populates today's medical facilities. This edifying volume highlights the rocky road traversed by so many to get where we are today, as well as the gaps that continue to exist, supported by eye-opening statistics. Inspiring figures featured throughout emphasize the hard work and perseverance of some of medicine's most brilliant and determined figures, such as revolutionary ophthalmologist Patricia Bath and physician Kumar Bahuleyan. Dr. Bahuleyan used his skills and wealth to bring medical care to his poverty-stricken hometown.
Additional Information
Series Small, Cathleen. Diversity in action.
Subjects Medicine -- Juvenile literature.
Medical innovations -- Juvenile literature.
Cultural pluralism -- Juvenile literature.
Diversity in the workplace -- Juvenile literature.
Medicine.
Medical innovations.
Cultural pluralism.
Diversity in the workplace.
Publisher New York :2019
Edition First edition.
Language English
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
ISBN 9781499440836
1499440839
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