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Bringing more inclusion to healthcare in the Upstate

Recent data from the Association of American Medical Colleges finds there’s a severe lack of diversity in health care nationwide. Roughly 5% of doctors are Black, and Hispanics and Native Americans are even more severely underrepresented. There’s a ripple effect that’s impacting more than just patients. FOX Carolina News spotlights some of the efforts being made by a group of medical leaders to bring more inclusion to healthcare in the Upstate. Dr. Frank Clark, outpatient psychiatrist at Prisma Health-Upstate and clinical associate professor at USC School of Medicine Greenville (SOMG), and SOMG first-year medical student Shiloh Eyabi were featured in this spotlight. 

Shiloh Eyabi, Class of 2026, is the BlueCross BlueShield SC Foundation Levi S. Kirkland Sr., MD Scholar at School of Medicine Greenville.

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