The Combustion Chronicles


A Moral Obligation (with Dr. Kelechi Uwaezuoke)

Season 1, Ep. 5

If you’re a black Californian, your doctor probably doesn’t look like you. That’s because underrepresented minorities make up 40 percent of the state’s population but only nine percent of its physicians. Dr. Kelechi Uwaezuoke is laser-focused on closing that gap. As Assistant Director for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Partnerships at San Francisco State University, she is disrupting the lack of minority representation in healthcare. In fact, that’s why she entered the public health field in the first place 20 years ago. Dive in with us as we explore how Dr. Uwaezuoke is changing the face of healing in the Golden State by changing the lives of minority and disadvantaged medical students.

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