From The Battlefield To South Chicago

The number of African-American men choosing careers in medicine is decreasing. In 1978 there were 542 black men entering medical school. By 2014 that number decreased to 515.

Meet Dr. Ken Wilson, a Colonel in the US Army, and a trauma surgeon based in Chicago, Illinois. He is an example of black male excellence, and is working to reverse this downward trend. Learn about his journey to medicine, far-forward battlefield experience, and mission to bring healthcare equity to South Chicago. Listen below or at Race, Violence & Medicine.

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Brian H. Williams, MD