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MEREDITH COLLEGE VIRTUAL CONVOCATION   2021

Physician and Author of "Black Man in a White Coat"

Dr. Damon Tweedy

Physician and Author, Dr. Damon Tweedy, virtual convocation Thursday February 25 at 7 p.m. via zoom webinar

Author and physician Damon Tweedy will present Meredith College’s Virtual 2021 Convocation on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 7 p.m. via a Zoom webinar.

Tweedy will share “A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine.” His New York Times bestselling book, Black Man in a White Coat, is a memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of Black Americans.

A graduate of Duke University School of Medicine, Tweedy is an associate professor of psychiatry at Duke University School of Medicine and staff physician at the Durham Veterans Affairs Health System. In addition to his memoir, Tweedy has published articles about race and medicine in The New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and The News & Observer.

To register in advance for this webinar:
https://meredith.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qgtHEBUzQteo7dT7PdJFIA
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

To register for the "Virtual Reception" and have a chance to interact with Dr. Tweedy:
https://meredith.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwudumqqTsiG9AkM9u9Z70Y4u91KwbSRPcm
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

To order a copy of Dr. Damon Tweedy's book Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine:
https://bookshop.org/books/black-man-in-a-white-coat-a-doctor-s-reflections-on-race-and-medicine/9781250044631?aid=17100&listref=health-and-wellness-83717d56-af94-4d2d-9b6f-ef5b49bfb7aa

For Meredith students, this convocation qualifies as an academic/cultural event in General Education.

Sponsored by the Meredith College Convocation Committee.