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Standing Together: Addressing the Urgent Stakes Post-Dobbs Decision

Commentary by Michellene Davis, Esq., NMF President and CEO This Black Maternal Health Week, it is imperative that we recognize the profound stakes of the fight for maternal health equity.…

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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

“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

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.

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

“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…