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NMF Alumni Making an Impact on Social Media

February 14, 2022 Comments Off on NMF Alumni Making an Impact on Social Media

MedPage Today shared a list of Black doctors who should be followed on social media. These doctors were heralded for “giving medical advice, making keen observations about the world, or…

Dr. Alexis Thompson Co-Authors Study on a Novel Gene Therapy

February 10, 2022 Comments Off on Dr. Alexis Thompson Co-Authors Study on a Novel Gene Therapy

A novel gene therapy promoted transfusion independence in more than 90 percent of adult and pediatric patients with transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemia, according to a recent clinical trial published in The New England Journal of Medicine.…

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Racism and Health in U.S. Medicine

February 9, 2022 Comments Off on Racism and Health in U.S. Medicine

In “Racism & Health In U.S. Medicine,” NMF alumni Dr. Aletha Maybank, chief health equity officer and senior vice president of the American Medical Association, and Dr. Vabren Watts, Health…

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ACAP Establishes Medical Scholarship to Address Disparities in Black Maternal Mortality

February 7, 2022 Comments Off on ACAP Establishes Medical Scholarship to Address Disparities in Black Maternal Mortality

The Sylvia B. Kelly Medical Scholarship for Health Equity offers rising fourth-year students from underrepresented backgrounds $25,000. WASHINGTON—The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) announced today the establishment of the Sylvia…

Cityblock Health Appoints Dr. Kameron Matthews to Chief Health Officer Role

February 1, 2022 Comments Off on Cityblock Health Appoints Dr. Kameron Matthews to Chief Health Officer Role

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cityblock Health, a value-based healthcare provider for Medicaid and lower-income Medicare beneficiaries, today announced the appointment of Kameron Matthews, MD, JD, FAAFP, as Chief Health Officer,…

Merck Celebrates the NMF Diversity in Clinical Trials Program’s Emerging Investigators

November 3, 2021 Comments Off on Merck Celebrates the NMF Diversity in Clinical Trials Program’s Emerging Investigators

Ensuring diversity in clinical trials has been historically challenging. Barriers to participation, like a lack of clinical trial awareness, time and resource constraints and mistrust of the process and information, are well recognized in the medical community.

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Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Program Announces First Group of Physicians to be Trained

October 20, 2021 Comments Off on Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Program Announces First Group of Physicians to be Trained

52 physicians from across the U.S. selected for the inaugural cohort of the five-year, $100 million initiative. Initiative is part of the BMS Foundation commitment to health equity and diversity and inclusion made last year

Announcing New CEO: Michellene Davis, Esq.

May 19, 2021 Comments Off on Announcing New CEO: Michellene Davis, Esq.

Introducing New NMF President and CEO: Michellene Davis, Esq National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michellene Davis, Esq., as the new President and CEO, effective…

GE Spotlights 2019 PCLP Scholar, Jacquelin Solis

March 11, 2021 Comments Off on GE Spotlights 2019 PCLP Scholar, Jacquelin Solis

Community Healing: This Team Of Medical Students Is Learning How To Make Primary Care Cool Again https://www.ge.com/news/reports/community-healing-this-team-of-medical-students-is-learning-how-to-make-primary-care-cool?fbclid=IwAR0yeskJtAFevKlg4PIuYgCVvpWzc5fJ42yEkiXAh192Q6cDBayNPvwU1s0

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The Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation and NMF Launch $100 Million Program to Help Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Trials

November 17, 2020 Comments Off on The Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation and NMF Launch $100 Million Program to Help Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Trials

PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation and National Medical Fellowships today announced that they have entered into a partnership aimed at improving diversity in clinical trials. Leveraging $100 million of the previously announced…