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Dr. Patrice A. Harris Officially Becomes American Medical Association’s First Black Woman President

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Dr. Patrice A. Harris Officially Becomes American Medical Association’s First Black Woman President

Written By NewsOne Staff via https://newsone.com/

“I hope to be tangible evidence for young girls and young boys and girls from communities of color that you can aspire to be a physician,” said Harris.

Black women are making historic moves in medicine. According to Atlanta Daily WorldPatrice A. Harris, M.D., M.A., was sworn in as president of the American Medical Association; making her the first African American woman to be at the helm of the country’s largest collective of physicians and medical students.

The inauguration ceremony took place in Chicago on Tuesday. During her inaugural speech, Dr. Harris highlighted the issues that she intends to address as she starts her new role. Amongst the things on her agenda are implementing effective …

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