WHSC Library hosts online screening of “Black Men in White Coats”

In honor of Black History Month, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library will present an online film screening of Black Men in White Coats.

Synopsis: 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.

Screening Dates: February 17, 2021 @ 6PM through February 20, 2021 @ 6PM. Limited to 300 viewers.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. A confirmation email will be sent with a link to view film between the referenced dates.

Emory School of Medicine & Morehouse School of Medicine are also offering the following screening days, Feb. 19 – 23.  To register for their screening dates and/or the panel discussion, please visit: https://med.emory.edu/about/diversity/bhm.html

A panel discussion co-hosted by Emory SOM and Morehouse will be held virtually February 24 from 12:00-1:30pm.


Panel Discussion: Black Men in White Coats

Jason Campbell, MD (Resident, Anesthesiology, Oregon Health & Science University)

Anwar Osborne MD, MPM (Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Emory University)

DeJuan White, MD (Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University)

Yolanda Wimberly, MD, MSc (Professor, Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine)

Professor Sheryl Heron and Yolanda Hood, director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs within Emory School of Medicine, will moderate.