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Seeing Patients

A Surgeon’s Story of Race and Medical Bias, With a New Preface

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$23.00 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674241374

Publication Date: 11/19/2019

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360 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

19 illus.

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Augustus A. White III, MD, is Professor of Medical Education and Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and the first African American department chief at Harvard’s teaching hospitals.

David Chanoff is a writer living in Marlborough, MA.

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