Cardiologists Accuse Hospital of Discrimination
By Emily Ramshaw
At worst, they could be considered racist: “I feel a sense of disgust but am more concerned with what this means to the future of the hospital as more of our Middle-Eastern-born physicians demand leadership roles and demand influence,” David P. Brown, chief executive of Citizens Medical, wrote in a 2007 memo to himself. He continued, “It will change the entire complexion of the hospital and create a level of fear among our employees.”
And consider how juvenile it is. Comparing Indians to Indians is something you'd expect to hear on a playground, not in a professionally-run hospital. What's next: doing a "ching chong" imitation for Asians or a rap song in Ebonics for blacks?
For more on the subject, see Conservatives Use "Language of Savagery," Grinding Indians into the Ground, and Turbaned Indian Offensive, Chief Wahoo Okay?
Below: "Drs. Harish Chandna, from left, Ajay Gaalla, Dakshesh Kumar Parikh, cardiologists, in the waiting room of their office in Victoria." (Caleb Bryant Miller for The Texas Tribune)