How sick, toxic, and broken is America for African Americans? The medical community’s lack of response to urgently deal with racism is felt to be hypocritical with the name of caregiver. As a Black female orthopedic surgeon, less than 2% in the nation, I was trained to fix broken things. Racism in America is not…

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Our purpose is to increase the number of minority students in STEM careers through early exposure, economical programs and relatable mentoring. The summer camp held each year for 5 days in North Houston/Humble area in partnership with The Luke Church (Dr. Timothy Sloan, Senior Pastor)

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Paying it Forward to Women in Orthopedics Sonya Sloan, M.D. I have learned to appreciate the saying, “If you want to hear God laugh, then make a plan.” When it came to my aspirations to become a doctor and a surgeon, God’s sense of humor was in over drive. No one looked like me in residency. No…

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“You cannot have your cake and eat it too.” This age-old adage seems to have been thrust upon women specifically, despite historic changes in women’s rights. Women now live in a time of empowerment in which we can have our cake and eat it too. Better yet, we can have it all. As a female…

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