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Shekinah Elmore: From Hospital Gown to White Coat

I'm not interested in whether you've stood with the great; I'm interested in whether you've sat with the broken

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Shekinah Elmore: From Hospital Gown to White Coat

"Shekinah Elmore was not yet a physician when she gave her own second opinion. After a year of cancer treatment -- including lung surgery, chemotherapy, and a double mastectomy --she was hell-bent on starting medical school. Her doctors tried to dissuade her, recommending that she take more time to recover from her third stint with cancer. But two weeks after finishing the therapies that left her bald and unable to walk without getting winded, Elmore took an oath to do no harm." Read more about her inspiring journey as patient and provider here. { read more }

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