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This book is designed to help minority students thrive personally and academically in medical school, to make a realistic assessment of their strengths and weaknesses, to successfully confront societal myths and stereotypes and to develop healthy strategies to meet academic, personal, and relationship needs. Carmen Webb, having assisted countless medical students with these issues, has assembled an outstanding cadre of insightful professionals for advice, each highly qualified and devoted to promoting medical student well-being.
Chapter 11: Focus on Puerto Rican Medical Students
Focus on Puerto Rican Medical Students
As a Puerto Rican and native speaker of Spanish, you fall into the Hispanic category used by the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Mainland Puerto Ricans comprise the second largest Hispanic subgroup in the United States. Besides country of origin and diverse physical appearance, Hispanics differ in religious beliefs, ...