Special Series Episode 11: COVID-19 and Health Equity with the Darkos
On this episode, we are joined by Drs. Renee and Nii Darko. Renee Darko, DO, MBA, trained as an OB/GYN and works as a locums physician in addition to being the Founder and CEO of Pre-med Strategies, where she mentors and coaches students interested in medicine. Nii Darko, DO, MBA, trained as a trauma surgeon, works as a locums physician and hosts a very popular podcast, DOCS OUTSIDE THE BOX. The podcast, geared toward physicians, highlights stories of doctors doing extraordinary things outside of medicine to inspire other doctors to think outside the box. Together, they operate a Locums Tenens company, Equal Access Health, parent two adorable boys and empower their communities by giving voices to the often unheard. They remain passionate about maintaining the pipeline and committed to improving health equity.
They share with us their personal experience with COVID 19, balancing work, childcare and health during this pandemic. They describe negotiating the healthcare system as patients and recovering with two small children in the house. This episode, you won't want to miss!
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