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Sara Phillips Sara Phillips (1 Posts)

Medical Student Contributor

University of Washington School of Medicine

Sara is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Washington School of Medicine.




Reflecting on What Inspires a Career: A Journey to Obstetrics and Gynecology Through an Exploration of Structural Racism in Adverse Maternal Outcomes

Medical student Sara Phillips writes a personal reflection, grounded in scholarly literature, that details her exploration of racism as a mechanism for perpetuating disparities in maternal health outcomes. The piece traces discriminatory policies and actions undertaken by physicians and leaders in the field of obstetrics and gynecology to portray a historical origin for contemporary health inequities. Interacting with these grim stories and statistics, she reflects on what it means for her to seek out a career in OBGYN to confront this prejudicial history and create a more just path forward.

Nkiruka Aniagolu Nkiruka Aniagolu (1 Posts)

Medical Student Contributing Writer

The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences

Nkiruka is a clinical medical student attending the University of Toledo. A deep passion for primary care and public health she is passionate about pursuing a career vested in the unique interests of her patients while being an active participant in garnering equity and access to healthcare for all.