Alumni News

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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...
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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...
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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.  ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...