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Advocating from within for Communities Made Vulnerable

June 1, 2023 Comments Off on Advocating from within for Communities Made Vulnerable

“Physicians in every field must lead fellow providers toward local and global advocacy.”  Upon graduating from Harvard Medical School, Casey Orozco-Poore will begin their five-year neurology residency at the University…

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Jack of All Trades, (Future) Master of Public Health

April 25, 2023 Comments Off on Jack of All Trades, (Future) Master of Public Health

Dr. Britt Gayle describes how his passion for both medicine and public health led him to pursue clinical research training opportunities.   “As a Black physician and educator interested in the…

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“Getting Through: Uplifting Words on Overcoming, Persevering & Achieving”

March 20, 2023 Comments Off on “Getting Through: Uplifting Words on Overcoming, Persevering & Achieving”

Longtime donor Ludlow B. Creary, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.F.P. has authored a recently published book. With a title influenced by the scripture, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens…

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Celebrating NMF Alumna Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG

March 17, 2023 Comments Off on Celebrating NMF Alumna Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG

National Medical Fellowships is always pleased to highlight the work of its extraordinary alumni. President of Morehouse School of Medicine Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice is featured in the university’s video,…

FARE Diversity Scholars Present Research at AAAAI Conference

February 27, 2023 Comments Off on FARE Diversity Scholars Present Research at AAAAI Conference

FARE Diversity Scholars Hang Nguyen and Sydney Butler, MPH presented their food allergy research findings at this year’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI).…

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CBS Evening News Interviews NMF Board Chair about Women’s Heart Health

February 14, 2023 Comments Off on CBS Evening News Interviews NMF Board Chair about Women’s Heart Health

Sandra B. Nichols, MD, FAAFP, MHCDS, MS Shares Her Extraordinary Story to Help Save Lives Dr. Nichols, an alumna of National Medical Fellowships and the chair of its board, is…

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Black History and Generations of Health Care Visionaries

February 13, 2023 Comments Off on Black History and Generations of Health Care Visionaries

By NMF President and CEO Michellene Davis, Esq. Black history in the United States is a lived history, extending back more than 400 years in this country, when Africans were first…

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Women Physicians Lead Podcast Features NMF Leaders Discussing Diversity in Health Care

February 10, 2023 Comments Off on Women Physicians Lead Podcast Features NMF Leaders Discussing Diversity in Health Care

Podcast host Dr. Lisa Herbert describes her mission as one to help increase the number of women physicians in leadership roles by equipping them with the personal and professional development…

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NMF Selects Bathsheba Philpott as Vice President of Philanthropy

January 30, 2023 Comments Off on NMF Selects Bathsheba Philpott as Vice President of Philanthropy

Philpott will lead efforts to grow resources and partnerships for the 76-year-old organization dedicated to supporting underrepresented students in medicine and health professions. After a nationwide search, the National Medical…

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The Opportunity to Dream Bigger

January 14, 2023 Comments Off on The Opportunity to Dream Bigger

NMF scholar Shanice Cox shares how mentorship and an NMF scholarship empowered her to succeed. Shanice Cox, a first-generation Jamaican-American and third-year medical student at the Burnett School of Medicine…