National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians and other professionals in the healthcare workforce in order to improve access to quality healthcare in medically underserved communities.
NMF Remembers Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, and NMF Champion and Friend Bernard J. Tyson, 1969 – 2019 It is with sadness and an acute sense of loss that we learned of the sudden death of … Continued
In October 2019, two young NMF Alumni were featured in stories about medical education. Aaron Dotson, an MD candidate at St. Louis University School of Medicine and a 2019 Dr. David Kearney McDonogh Scholarship in Ophthalmology/ENT recipient, was featured in … Continued
We extend deepest sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of healthcare leader and NMF Alumnus Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall Jr. He was a Howard University cancer specialist who chaired the medical school’s department of surgery for 25 years … Continued
On March 1, 2019, the New York Times Opinions featured the writing of Dr. Charlene Flash, a Houston, TX infectious disease specialist and Faculty Advisor for the NMF Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP). In “San Francisco Is Beating HIV. Why … Continued
New Scholarship Supports Diversity in Healthcare in the Field of Ophthalmology Two medical students awarded for standout participation in the Academy’s Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring program SAN FRANCISCO – Jan. 2, 2019 –The American Academy of Ophthalmology and National Medical Fellowships … Continued