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Mentorship in a Challenging Climate

“At the conjunction of alumni’s paths and students’ pathfinding, NMF serves as a relay station where we can signal the ways to identify, meet, and overcome the inevitable obstacles along…

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Vaccinating and Valuing the Most Vulnerable

Dr. Jerry P. Abraham discusses his career and commitment to protecting and prioritizing underserved and underrepresented stigmatized populations in marginalized and minoritized communities. At Kedren Community Health Center, National Medical…

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Changing Lives with Language Concordant Care

Creating safe spaces with Spanish-speaking patient care teams improves outcomes  Dr. Tania Gennell, a surgery resident with New York University – Langone Health in Long Island, repeatedly witnesses how patient…

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Population Health, Pandemics, and the Public Eye

Dr. Tonya Walker’s career from the ER to Netflix focuses on health inequities. By day, Dr. Tonya Walker works for Netflix as its Chief Medical Officer and Director of Employee…

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Becoming a Holistic Healer for the Historically Marginalized

Burt-Miller intends to work both on the ground as a clinician and upstream in the policy space to most effectively reduce health inequities. When Joel F. Burt-Miller showed up to…

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The Power Couple of U.S. Health and Behavioral Care

In Los Angeles County and beyond, the Creary Family’s reach is impressive. Drs. Ludlow and Ruth Creary – co-founders of the philanthropic Creary Family Foundation – have been a power…