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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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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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In Memoriam: Robert Tranquada, M.D.

December 19, 2022 Comments Off on In Memoriam: Robert Tranquada, M.D.

The National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is deeply saddened by the passing of NMF Board Member Emeritus Dr. Bob Tranquada. He served with distinction on the NMF Board of Directors for…

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Johnson & Johnson and NMF Welcome Second Cohort of Alliance for Inclusion in Medicine (AIM) Scholars

December 7, 2022 Comments Off on Johnson & Johnson and NMF Welcome Second Cohort of Alliance for Inclusion in Medicine (AIM) Scholars

AIM is an innovative, three-year service-learning program that exposes medical students from diverse backgrounds to career opportunities within pharmaceutical medicine and equips them with the skills to become clinicians and…

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Reimagining Health Care: Celebrating Equity Change Agents Raises More than $1,035,000 for National Medical Fellowships  

November 28, 2022 Comments Off on Reimagining Health Care: Celebrating Equity Change Agents Raises More than $1,035,000 for National Medical Fellowships  

Held on Saturday, November 5 in Miami, Florida, National Medical Fellowships’ (NMF) first national event honored people and organizations advancing health equity and diversity in health care and clinical research…

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National Medical Fellowships to Celebrate 75 Years and Expanded Strategy to Advance Health Equity

October 20, 2022 Comments Off on National Medical Fellowships to Celebrate 75 Years and Expanded Strategy to Advance Health Equity

Oct 20, 2022, 11:53 ET ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — National Medical Fellowships (NMF) will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a gala and awards ceremony to honor the organization’s legacy…

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Scholars Share Impact of Service-Learning

October 5, 2022 Comments Off on Scholars Share Impact of Service-Learning

National Medical Fellowships’ longest running service-learning programs, the NMF Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP) and the United Health Foundation/NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program, prepare scholars to deliver care with cultural…

Diversifying the Health Workforce through the Impact of AIM

September 23, 2022 Comments Off on Diversifying the Health Workforce through the Impact of AIM

Johnson & Johnson and National Medical Fellowships (NMF) celebrate completing the inaugural cohort’s first year of the innovative three-year service-learning program. In alignment with Our Race to Health Equity (ORTHE),…

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The Joys of Mentorship

June 10, 2022 Comments Off on The Joys of Mentorship

For NMF alumnus Ira Solomon, MD, MPH, a connection between his medical education and career at Johnson & Johnson has come full circle. Serving as vice president and chief safety officer…