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Keisha Ray

Let’s Stop Assuming All African-Americans Want The Same End Of Life Care

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Medical providers must not treat African-Americans as a homologous group with similar religious beliefs and end of life care wishes, according to researcher Keisha Ray. Ray, a postdoctoral research fellow at the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics in Houston, said the tendency of many physicians to avoid serious discussions about death and dying with minority patients has contributed to […]

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