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ONE TIME OFFER - Only $29: INSTANT ACCESS! How to Raise a Doctor Audiobook - Written & read by Dr. Dale Okorodudu, founder of Black Men In White Coats. In How to Raise a Doctor: Wisdom from Parents Who Did It!, Dr. Dale Okorodudu draws from the lessons of parents who strategically and successfully guided their children to become medical doctors, without forcing it upon them. It turns out that for many of these parents, it really wasn't that difficult. After interviewing more than 75 parents of physicians, Dr. Dale provides their most essential instructions for raising doctors in this practical and powerful book. These are key strategies that you can begin applying today! From childhood character traits, daily habits, and parenting styles, to the medical school application process, How to Raise a Doctor covers it all.
Less black men applied to medical school in 2014 than in 1978 and black men have the lowest life expectancy in the United States. With only 2% of American doctors being black men, this comes as no surprise. This documentary dissects the systemic barriers preventing black men from becoming medical doctors and the consequences on society at large.
Health care accounts for nearly 20% of the United State’s GDP and a significant portion of that is driven by disparities in a system that lacks diverse physicians. What if we had a medical workforce that actually reflected our patient population? What challenges do our black boys face? Who are their role models? Why is it easier to visualize a black man in an orange jumpsuit than it is in a white coat? What’s happening in society that more black women are becoming doctors while black men are stagnant? WHOSE FAULT IS IT? It’s time to end this CRISIS and get more BLACK MEN IN WHITE COATS?