Watchdog Sues Tennessee Governor Over ‘Unlawful Racial Quotas’ for Medical Board Appointments

Do No Harm (DNH), an organization that monitors divisive ideologies infiltrating health care institutions, has filed a federal lawsuit regarding what it describes as “unlawful racial quotas” required by the Tennessee state government for medical board appointments.

The Tennessee Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners is required to have one of its members be nonwhite, which DNH states “has nothing to do with podiatry.”

“State medical boards are given important responsibilities to oversee the quality of care in their state and the safety of patients,” said Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, board chair of DNH. “It is crucial that they be the most qualified physicians available. Like all aspects of health care, patient safety and patient concerns should be primary, not the skin color or the racial makeup of any oversight committee.”

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