Forged by the Knife: The Experience of Surgical Residency from the Perspective of a Woman of Color

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Open Hand Publishing, LLC, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 175 pages
Drawing from her personal experience, as well as from the experiences of other surgeons who are women of color, Dr. Dawson describes the arduous procedure, both medical and social, which must be endured before qualifying as a surgeon.
 

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Contents

Preface
9
Acknowledgments
11
Opening the Door to Understanding
13
Whats Been Studied About Women and Minorities in Medicine
19
What Surgical Residencies Are Like
29
African American Women General Surgeons Tell Their Stories
35
Diane
38
Janice
45
Hazel
66
Xena
78
Understanding the Residency Experience
87
Research Influences and Process
110
Conclusions
127
Endnotes
133
References
145
Appendices
161

Joyce
57
Marie
63

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