NEJM: March On — Diversity in the Face of Adversity

In June, when marches were being organized across the nation, Drs. Jain, Arora, and Manning led a #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives virtual march that was zoom bombed. Not to be deterred by hate, the three leaders in medicine chose to pivot and find a positive way to share their message of resilience and hope. You can read the peer-reviewed perspective article they published in the New England Journal of Medicine below.

You can read the paper here. 

You can watch the video referenced here. 

About Shikha Jain, MD FACP

I am a practicing, board-certified hematology/oncology physician in Chicago. I speak on topics ranging from the impact of social media on healthcare, how physicians can utilize social media, how to write Op-eds in the medical world, gender equity and barriers to career advancement, and topics in GI oncology and immunotherapy. My goal is to explain complicated topics in simple terms. I also enjoy writing and you can find some of my writing on this site. I am a mother to three amazing kids and married to a gastroenterologist. I look forward to connecting with you.

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