White Coat Black Art | Dec 14, 2012 | 27:30

Breaking the Silence with the Adversity Doctors

This week stories from three up-and-coming MDs that will surprise you. All three live with a disability and it's not often their stories get told. That's because there's been an tradition of keeping quiet when you face any kind of adversity in medicine.But if you needed proof that attitude is changing -- these three are it.

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