From Brooklyn NY To Harvard Med To Health Equity Advocate

On March 28, we’ll chat with Uché Blackstock about her path from daughter of a community-focused Black physician to health equity advocate.

Event promotional image. In the top left corner, SciFri Book Club logo, with event info below, which reads: "Legacy: Author Livestream and Q&A. March 28, 6:00pm ET, Online + Free," The middle features the book cover of LEGACY by Uche Blackstock, and headshot the author, a Black woman with curled hair. The background is a pink, green and purple paint collage.

Legacy: Author Livestream and Q&A

  • When: Thursday, March 28 at 6:00pm ET / 3:00pm PT
  • Where: Science Friday’s YouTube livestream
  • Tickets: Free! RSVP for updates

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In her new memoir, Legacy, Uché Blackstock describes the roadblocks that stood in the way of future physicians like her: Systemic inequality, differing access to care for Black Americans, and mentors who left the field too soon. Join us for a conversation on her path from daughter of a community-focused Black woman physician to health equity advocate.

Join us online for a livestream with the author on the science topics featured in the SciFri Book Club pick for March 2024. Come with your queries and wonderings—we’ll be taking your questions in the livestream comments!

Find out more about our book club on this month’s main page.

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