Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith

Dean and Professor of Medicine for the College of Medicine at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Dean and Professor of Medicine for the College of Medicine at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith on KCRW

New research from UCLA shows that about 5% of all U.S. doctors are Black, and the proportion of Black physicians in the country has grown 4% over the past 120 years.

Black people comprise 5% of US doctors. How can more of them succeed in medicine?

New research from UCLA shows that about 5% of all U.S. doctors are Black, and the proportion of Black physicians in the country has grown 4% over the past 120 years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In LA County, more than 250,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 6,200 people have died. People are still working from home and wearing masks.

Six months into the pandemic, numbers are improving in LA, but the danger is still here

In LA County, more than 250,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 6,200 people have died. People are still working from home and wearing masks.

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The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are up in LA County, as well as the infection rate.

COVID-19 numbers are up again — to levels not seen since April

The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are up in LA County, as well as the infection rate.

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