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Has anyone else found it challenging when looking for a black primary care physician. Something I have been wanting to do since I have been diagnosed with high blood pressure during COVID.

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Hello everyone! I just want to make sure I understand what the standard offer is in these situations. When working for a group therapy practice that pays hourly for W2 associates, do they just pay for… more

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My boss is a Black woman who constantly disrespects others and talks down to them. She constantly yells and is very hostile towards the team over minor mistakes. She’s clearly unhappy and the team is … more

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Hi, I have an interview coming up for a Healthcare Consultant role at Accenture Federal Services. Can anyone provide any tips or insights that would contribute to a successful interview process?

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Have you ever considered the lucrative field if life insurance sales?

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This is my first position in a healthcare setting. I'm finding it to be very top down. Doctors = more valued, Hourly = least valued. Is this just my experience? Or is this typical in healthcare? M… more

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I sometimes feel like an outsider to my family and friends due to my job/education and higher than average income. Does anyone else feel the same or struggle with being “more productive” than those a… more

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Why did they feel so comfortable making comments or questioning about our hair? All the information available and you still choose look at us like we’re exotic creatures. This isn’t the 1800s. Don’t t… more

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Hi all, how many of us have a side hustle and what is it?

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Let's shed light on the unique challenges that black women in healthcare face. 👩🏾‍⚕️ They often encounter systemic barriers and biases that can impact their career advancement and opportunities … more

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Has anyone here ever considered moving to an area where there are more Black professionals to connect with? I am in NH and it's just very waspy here. Interested to know people's opinions and e… more

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Hi all, do you feel like there is a disparity between Black women and men being hired in hc roles? I see a lot of Black women in nursing positions, more than Black men, but interested if that goes bey… more

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Do you guys feel like cultural hair styles decrease your chance of landing a role in management ex braid locs?

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I am a proud WOC who is excellent at my job. My sister's husband, who is white, was asking for a recommendation for a nurse position at the hospital I work at and I put him forward and he was hire… more

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Anyone here get pitched on a title that was positioned like a step up but then you didn't actually get paid for what that title really deserves? For me, I was coming from a position as a healthcar… more

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I recently graduated with my degree in business health care management . I am having difficulty finding a job as my background is in the manufacturing field In (management) I’m looking for suggesting… more

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Nurses, what are you making?

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Admins, do you have faith in the care of physicians and other medical providers or are you secretly distrustful?

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Someone please explain to me how people can still treat you with no respect on account of your race when you are physically helping them to stay alive and well.

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Being black in the medical field can come with its own set of challenges, but it's important to remember that you are not alone. Surround yourself with a supportive network of colleagues and mento… more

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Do you feel like Black candidates have a harder time getting patient-facing roles? Or any roles in healthcare?

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Would you say that most healthcare providers are people you can put faith in? As in, can you trust them in terms of care quality, and to not be influenced by big pharma, etc?

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Do you think most people in healthcare are educated enough about it or is it a lot of the blind leading, selling to, managing, and even treating the blind?

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Our children are not getting enough mental health care. Tell me I'm wrong.

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What is the worst thing about the industry right now?

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As someone who works in healthcare, I wouldn't say I'm actually healthy in terms of my lifestyle. Anyone else like me or is everyone here on top of their weight, alcohol consumption, sleep, an… more

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I am in the Financial services Industry. I sell Life Insurance and Fixed Index Annuities. I have found that I have been able to help families by helping them be prepared financially to care for their … more

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Do you feel like you are doing anything to improve healthcare or access to healthcare? Even just treating patients well? Or does it feel like you have no impact?

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Happy Friday, anything good (or bad) to share this week?

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I'd love to know how much everyone here is making, and your role, and if you feel you are paid fairly.

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Anyone have experience with Trinity health or Baystate, in MA ?

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Would you say there is anything distinctive about the experience of being black in healthcare, compared to other industries? If you've worked in any other industries have you found them to be more… more

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What would be a good job for me if I'm looking to get out of healthcare? Maybe something in biotech?

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Hi all, interested to see who is in this bowl and what we're looking to get out of it.

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Have you noticed that there are not many black nurses in the field compared to other minorities/white nurses? Why do you think this is?

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I saw this in another healthcare bowl and wanted to know if anyone here resonated with this as well. For those of us who are not physicians, did you ever dream of going to medical school? What stopped… more

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