Author: Danisha McCall, MD

Fellow Physician Contributing Writer

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

I am a 31-year-old Cali girl born in Santa Ana. I have studied throughout the country, but there is no place like home.

Disparity in Medicine: A Reflection by a Minority Physician and Neonatologist

I was one of only eight African-American students in my medical school class of 214, and now I am a part of the less than four percent of African-American physicians in this country. My personal and professional experiences have further invigorated my passionate interest in public health and to explore effective strategies to reduce health disparities for minority populations in the United States.