Black Harvard Doctor Pens Memoir Of Jim Crow South

BOSTON — A black Harvard surgeon who grew up in segregated Memphis during Jim Crow is set to release a book about his life and his call to end health care disparities.Augustus White III is scheduled next month to publish “Seeing Patien…

BOSTON — A black Harvard surgeon who grew up in segregated Memphis during Jim Crow is set to release a book about his life and his call to end health care disparities.

Augustus White III is scheduled next month to publish “Seeing Patients: Unconscious Bias in Health Care.” The 74-year-old orthopedic surgeon says the book is a lifelong project that is a combination of his experience growing up and his mission to end bias care he’s noticed as a medical professional.

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