Month: May 2024

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…

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NMF Media Coverage on Match Day 2024

March 15, 2024 Comments Off on NMF Media Coverage on Match Day 2024

NMF issues a call to diversify medicine through a television interview and published commentary. NMF President and CEO Michellene Davis, Esq. hit the airwaves on Match Day with a vibrant…

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Honoring Sandra Bruce Nichols, M.D., FAAFP, MHCDS, M.S.

March 12, 2024 Comments Off on Honoring Sandra Bruce Nichols, M.D., FAAFP, MHCDS, M.S.

NMF celebrates a beloved health care servant leader. With eternal gratitude and heartfelt appreciation, National Medical Fellowships wishes Dr. Sandra B. Nichols, immediate past chair of the NMF Board of…

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Setting Intentions and Creating Solutions

February 29, 2024 Comments Off on Setting Intentions and Creating Solutions

“I’ve worked to inspire, mentor, and support aspiring underrepresented minority students on their journeys to becoming health care professionals, too.” Jeremiah Whittington, a fourth-year student at University of Illinois College…