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Academic Medicine and the Peter Principle

By BEN WHITE, MD Over four years of medical school, a one-year internship, a four-year radiology residency, a one-year neuroradiology fellowship, and now some time as an attending, one of my consistent takeaways has been how well (and thus how badly) the traditional academic hierarchy conforms to The Peter Principle. The Peter Principle, formulated by… Read More »

‘Black Men in White Coats’ Inspires Black Youth to Pursue Medicine – EBONY

With the number of African-American men entering medical school on a steady decline, one organization is hoping to inspire more of our youth to pursue careers in medicine. Hundreds of students and parents, including Brittany Drake and her sons, attended the “Black Men in White Coats” summit this week in North Texas at UT Southwestern… Read More »