Month: July 2022

Diversifying the Health Workforce through the Impact of AIM

September 23, 2022 Comments Off on Diversifying the Health Workforce through the Impact of AIM

Johnson & Johnson and National Medical Fellowships (NMF) celebrate completing the inaugural cohort’s first year of the innovative three-year service-learning program. In alignment with Our Race to Health Equity (ORTHE),…

An Unconscionable Ruling Escalating Maternal Mortality in Communities of Color

July 11, 2022 Comments Off on An Unconscionable Ruling Escalating Maternal Mortality in Communities of Color

Michellene Davis, Esq., President and CEO, National Medical Fellowships  Adimika Arthur, Executive Director, HealthTech4Medicaid  Barbara A. Perkins, President and CEO, International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute   We stand in…

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A Juneteenth Call to Action to Advance Health Equity

June 17, 2022 Comments Off on A Juneteenth Call to Action to Advance Health Equity

National Medical Fellowships joins millions of Americans in commemorating Juneteenth on June 19. Marking the day in 1865 that African descendants enslaved in Texas were at long last informed of…

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The Joys of Mentorship

June 10, 2022 Comments Off on The Joys of Mentorship

For NMF alumnus Ira Solomon, MD, MPH, a connection between his medical education and career at Johnson & Johnson has come full circle. Serving as vice president and chief safety officer…

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In Memoriam: Dr. Preston J. Phillips, MD

June 6, 2022 Comments Off on In Memoriam: Dr. Preston J. Phillips, MD

National Medical Fellowships was deeply saddened to learn that NMF Dr. Preston J. Phillips lost his life in a mass shooting on June 1, 2022 while working at Saint Francis Hospital…

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NMF Alumna Dr. Linnie Golightly Featured in Positive Community Magazine

April 24, 2022 Comments Off on NMF Alumna Dr. Linnie Golightly Featured in Positive Community Magazine

Dr. Linnie Golightly is associate dean of diversity, associate professor of medicine in microbiology and immunology and associate professor of clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. She discusses the pivotal…

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Something Special – National Physicians Week: Interview with NMF Board Chair Dr. Sandra B. Nichols

April 14, 2022 Comments Off on Something Special – National Physicians Week: Interview with NMF Board Chair Dr. Sandra B. Nichols

To my NMF Family, I want to share my National Physicians Week interview with you because, whether you know it or not, you are each a crucial part of my healing.  As you…

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Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Honors Diversity and Health Equity Leader By Naming Diversity in Clinical Trials Training Program After Him; Welcomes Gilead Sciences as Program Supporter

April 11, 2022 Comments Off on Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Honors Diversity and Health Equity Leader By Naming Diversity in Clinical Trials Training Program After Him; Welcomes Gilead Sciences as Program Supporter

The groundbreaking, uniquely robust Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Award Program is on track to train more than 500 individuals from diverse backgrounds by 2027.

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Racism Impacts All Parts of Life

March 29, 2022 Comments Off on Racism Impacts All Parts of Life

In an interview with NJ Spotlight News, our President and CEO Michellene Davis, Esq. and other experts address how racism impacts all parts of life. The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened…

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MacKenzie Scott Makes Transformative $12 Million Gift to NMF to Advance Health Equity 

March 23, 2022 Comments Off on MacKenzie Scott Makes Transformative $12 Million Gift to NMF to Advance Health Equity 

Scott’s philanthropic investment will accelerate National Medical Fellowships’ work developing diverse leaders committed to dismantling systemic and structural racism in health care.  Alexandria, VA – National Medical Fellowships (NMF) announced…