Meltdown-The Feelings of an Intern Physician

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It’s July, and that means this month thousands of brave new doctors will begin to do what they have dreamed of doing their entire lives…practice medicine!  For these interns, up until now, becoming a doctor has always seemed so glamorous.  Looking back to my medical school days, I remember thinking, “I can’t wait until my […]

Black Physicians In Academic Medicine – We Need You!

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The number of African American physicians in academic medicine is dismal, and this leads to an abundance of problems.  Academic hospitals (teaching hospitals associated with Universities) generally do not have a proportionate representation of underrepresented minority faculty as compared to the surrounding population. According to a U.S. News & World Report article, the number of […]

Dr. Marcono Hines – A Doctor Like You!


Name: Marcono Hines Specialty: Nephrology Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center Residency: Duke University Medical Center Medical School: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University Undergraduate: North Carolina A&T 1) When did you decide you wanted to become a Medical Doctor and what led to this decision?:  I decided I wanted to become a physician during […]