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In The Moment: Allyship and Admissions Amidst Racism

In The Moment: Allyship and Admissions Amidst Racism
By Christina R. Rojas, MD

Upon further reflection, that may be what we are really called to do as pediatricians—not to be perfect communicators who always get it right, but to create and hold spaces where patients and families can come as they are, and know that they are seen, cared for, and fought for by their doctor More

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