Month: November 2022

Screenshot of the bill that reads: 118TH CONGRESS 2D SESSION H. RES. 1180 Recognizing the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in medical education. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES APRIL 30, 2024 Mrs. BEATTY (for herself and Ms. CASTOR of Florida) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

Supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Medical Education: NMF Endorses House Resolution 1180 

July 22, 2024 Comments Off on Supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Medical Education: NMF Endorses House Resolution 1180 

National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is proud to endorse House Resolution 1180, introduced by Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH-3) and Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL-14). This resolution underscores the vital importance of diversity,…

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A Selfless Sibling’s Guide to Studying Medicine

July 1, 2024 Comments Off on A Selfless Sibling’s Guide to Studying Medicine

“I need to make sure I do well not only for me, but also for all those who look like me following in my footsteps.”   Jonathan Tyes – one of…

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Advocating for Change: 73% Surveyed Health Care Workers See Disparities in Care of BIPOC Patients

June 27, 2024 Comments Off on Advocating for Change: 73% Surveyed Health Care Workers See Disparities in Care of BIPOC Patients

ALEXANDRA, Va., June 27, 2024  — Nearly three out of four health care workers surveyed in exploratory research say they have witnessed disparities in the care of patients of color, according…

Standing Firm for Health Equity  

June 19, 2024 Comments Off on Standing Firm for Health Equity  

A Juneteenth message from NMF President and CEO Michellene Davis, Esq. As we honor Juneteenth, a pivotal moment in our nation’s journey towards freedom, it’s essential to recognize our progress,…

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Exploring the Depths and Summits of Emergency Medicine

June 5, 2024 Comments Off on Exploring the Depths and Summits of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Christian Hernandez, an avid wilderness and extreme sport enthusiast, has matched to a fellowship in anesthesia and critical care at Los Angeles General Medical Center. When Dr. Christian Hernandez…

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Making Women’s and Children’s Health a Family Affair

June 4, 2024 Comments Off on Making Women’s and Children’s Health a Family Affair

Dr. Sharon A. Ashley speaks highly of her sister, Dr. Ann Ashley Gilbert-Biry, who is a pioneer in women’s health – but shares an impressive 30-plus year career of her…

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The Grit and Grind of a Non-Traditional Medical Professional

May 16, 2024 Comments Off on The Grit and Grind of a Non-Traditional Medical Professional

Dr. Anya Bazzell, creator of the social media blog “Surgery and the City,” recounts her winding experience to and through medical school – and beyond.   Dr. Anya Bazzell, creator of…

Introducing Bryan Baugh, M.D., Chair of NMF’s Board of Directors

May 13, 2024 Comments Off on Introducing Bryan Baugh, M.D., Chair of NMF’s Board of Directors

NMF elevates accomplished physician and long-time Board Member to Chair National Medical Fellowships is delighted and proud to announce Dr. Bryan Baugh, Global Medical Affairs Leader for HIV and Health…

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Why DEI Matters in Medical Education

April 10, 2024 Comments Off on Why DEI Matters in Medical Education

Commentary by Michellene Davis, Esq., NMF President and CEO A KFF survey published just a few months ago found that A full 22% of Black adults who were pregnant or…

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For Women in Medicine, ‘Having It All’ Is Hard – Living without Purpose is Harder

April 4, 2024 Comments Off on For Women in Medicine, ‘Having It All’ Is Hard – Living without Purpose is Harder

“The patients I went into medicine for – the populations made vulnerable, the chronically marginalized – weren’t even making it into primary care physicians’ offices because they were going straight…