LVHN doctor was told he would fail just because of where he grew up, but he succeeded

Written by on March 3, 2022

LVHN doctor was told he would fail just because of where he grew up, but he succeeded

By Megan Frank
March 3, 2022

Dr. Robert Ray Jr., an emergency medicine resident at Lehigh Valley Health Network, is working with an internal task force on diversity and inclusion. (Photo Courtesy of LVHN)

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The percentage of physicians across our country who are Black has barely risen in the past 120 years, according to a recent UCLA study.  

One Lehigh Valley Health Network physician is working to change that.  

Listen to the story.

Dr. Robert Ray Jr., an emergency medicine resident, recently sat down with WLVR’s Megan Frank to talk about the adversity he has faced in his journey pursuing medicine.

His most important goals are to bridge the gaps and to advocate for his patients, he says. 

Listen to the whole interview here.

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