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Postponed: Health Humanities Grand Rounds with Dr. Damon Tweedy
April 21, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
We will try to reschedule Dr. Tweedy’s talk in the fall.
Dr. Damon Tweedy
Reflections on Race and Medicine
April 21 at 4:00pm
IAH University Room
Damon Tweedy, MD is an associate professor of psychiatry at Duke University School of Medicine and staff psychiatrist within the Durham Veteran Affairs Health Care System. He completed both medical school and his specialty training at Duke.
Within the VA system, he directs a team of mental health providers working in primary care clinics. At the medical school, he leads a behavioral health seminar for second-year medical students and is a small group leader for another course that introduces these students to advanced aspects of the doctor-patient relationship.Dr. Tweedy has written extensively about the intersection of race and medicine, both in academic journals and in popular print publications. His 2015 book, Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine, made the New York Times bestseller list and was selected by TIME Magazine as a top non-fiction book that year.