COVID-19 related deaths have highlighted racism and disparities in our society — healthcare should be the exception. This Stand Against Racism topic revolves around a discussion on how healthcare disparities and implicit bias in medicine have affected communities of color and their healthcare outcomes.
It is our pleasure to have Dr. Tameka Blake join us for this discussion. Tameka is originally from Brooklyn, New York. In 2001, she attended Cornell University graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry. She later graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York in 2006. She is a board-certified emergency physician practicing in metro Atlanta. She owns two Jamaican franchise locations, Golden Krust Caribbean Restaurant located southeast of Atlanta. She’s also been featured as a medical expert on Personal Injury Court, Rolling Out Magazine and Hope TV. Tameka is married with three children, ages 9, 10 and 18. She enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her family.