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APA On Demand 2021: Reflections on Race, Medicine, and Psychiatry in the Time of COVID-19

  • July 01, 2021

In this special series from The Medical Mind podcast, we’re sharing select highlights from APA On Demand 2021, an online collection of expert-led presentations covering emerging clinical topics, cutting-edge science and new therapies.

In this episode, Dr. Damon Tweedy, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine, explores how the events of 2020 have disproportionately been linked to the experiences of Black people in the United States and some of the implications for medical education and our health care system. You can learn more about the APA On Demand 2021 at

Music: "Sidecar" by Podington Bear

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