Wednesday, July 17, 2019

ProHealth Care Cultural Competence Book Club celebrates 16 years

Thanks to WHSLA member & guest blogger Dora Davis for writing this post about her organization's engaging and thought-provoking book club:

The ProHealth Care Cultural Competence Book Club is getting ready to start its 16th year!  You can read more about the history of the book club in a previous WHSLA blog post here.  We are starting the year with Jodi Picoult’s book Small Great Things

Our other choices were:
The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
In Shock by Dr. Rana Awdish
It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini
Beautiful Affliction by Lene Fogelberg
Everything Happens for a Reason by Kate Bowler
Everything Here is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee
Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh
The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts
American Dervish by Ayad Akhtar
She Has Her Mother’s Laugh by Carl Zimmer
Love Thy Neighbor: A Muslim Doctor’s Struggle for Home in Rural America
Gorilla and the Bird by Zack McDermott
Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom by Katherine Eban
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
Medical Apartheid by Harriet A Washington
All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin
Educated by Tara Westover
Where the Crawdad’s Sing by Delia Owens
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Radium Girls by Kate Moore
The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

We are curious to see which of the books on our ballot WHSLA members would select.  You can see take the survey here.

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