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Improving Poor Medical Experiences for Women of Color

Introducing Med Melanin - A telemedicine provider exclusively for WOC designed to incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) methodologies to better support physicians in their healthcare delivery.

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Our Why

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"Constantly feeling dismissed"

Unfortunately, too many women of color struggle with feelings of dismissal from primary care physicians. As a result, women are 30 times more likely to be misdiagnosed or experience poor medical treatment. That is why our moral value is

Active Listening 

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"Do I really have to be an advocate"

Black women are 3-4 times more likely to experience maternal morbidity. That is why it is more important than ever to be your own advocate, to listen to your body, and acquire the help needed to ensure you are safe. That is why our moral value is

Building Community

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"I do not trust my doctor"

With statistics like the 2017 Pearson nursing textbook that taught racial stereotypes how is anyone meant to trust the medical system? WOC have every reason not to trust medical professionals but there should be a better way to navigate your healthcare journey. Our moral value is

 Improving Trust

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