For Doctors of Color, Microaggressions Are All Too Familiar

Portraits for a NYT story about microaggressions endured by physicians of color in the medical field.

August, 2020.

Dr. Onyekachi Otugo, an emergency physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

“People ask me several times if the doctor is coming in, which can be frustrating”

“They ask you if you’re coming in to take the trash out — stuff they wouldn’t ask a physician who was a white male.”



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