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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

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

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 

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…

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Questions for Organizations to Consider about Active Equity & Inclusion What steps has your institution taken past Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity metrics to cultivate inclusive environments in which employees can…

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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…