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In Memoriam: Dr. Preston J. Phillips, MD

June 6, 2022 Comments Off on In Memoriam: Dr. Preston J. Phillips, MD

National Medical Fellowships was deeply saddened to learn that NMF Dr. Preston J. Phillips lost his life in a mass shooting on June 1, 2022 while working at Saint Francis Hospital…

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Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Honors Diversity and Health Equity Leader By Naming Diversity in Clinical Trials Training Program After Him; Welcomes Gilead Sciences as Program Supporter

April 11, 2022 Comments Off on Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Honors Diversity and Health Equity Leader By Naming Diversity in Clinical Trials Training Program After Him; Welcomes Gilead Sciences as Program Supporter

The groundbreaking, uniquely robust Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Award Program is on track to train more than 500 individuals from diverse backgrounds by 2027.

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Racism Impacts All Parts of Life

March 29, 2022 Comments Off on Racism Impacts All Parts of Life

In an interview with NJ Spotlight News, our President and CEO Michellene Davis, Esq. and other experts address how racism impacts all parts of life. The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened…

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MacKenzie Scott Makes Transformative $12 Million Gift to NMF to Advance Health Equity 

March 23, 2022 Comments Off on MacKenzie Scott Makes Transformative $12 Million Gift to NMF to Advance Health Equity 

Scott’s philanthropic investment will accelerate National Medical Fellowships’ work developing diverse leaders committed to dismantling systemic and structural racism in health care.  Alexandria, VA – National Medical Fellowships (NMF) announced…

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2022 “40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health” Awards

March 18, 2022 Comments Off on 2022 “40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health” Awards

The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) has recognized two among the National Medical Fellowships (NMF) community for leadership in bettering patient outcomes and building sustainable healthy communities. NMQF has honored…

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ACAP Establishes Medical Scholarship to Address Disparities in Black Maternal Mortality

February 7, 2022 Comments Off on ACAP Establishes Medical Scholarship to Address Disparities in Black Maternal Mortality

The Sylvia B. Kelly Medical Scholarship for Health Equity offers rising fourth-year students from underrepresented backgrounds $25,000. WASHINGTON—The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) announced today the establishment of the Sylvia…

Merck Celebrates the NMF Diversity in Clinical Trials Program’s Emerging Investigators

November 3, 2021 Comments Off on Merck Celebrates the NMF Diversity in Clinical Trials Program’s Emerging Investigators

Ensuring diversity in clinical trials has been historically challenging. Barriers to participation, like a lack of clinical trial awareness, time and resource constraints and mistrust of the process and information, are well recognized in the medical community.

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Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Program Announces First Group of Physicians to be Trained

October 20, 2021 Comments Off on Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Program Announces First Group of Physicians to be Trained

52 physicians from across the U.S. selected for the inaugural cohort of the five-year, $100 million initiative. Initiative is part of the BMS Foundation commitment to health equity and diversity and inclusion made last year

Announcing New CEO: Michellene Davis, Esq.

May 19, 2021 Comments Off on Announcing New CEO: Michellene Davis, Esq.

Introducing New NMF President and CEO: Michellene Davis, Esq National Medical Fellowships (NMF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michellene Davis, Esq., as the new President and CEO, effective…

GE Spotlights 2019 PCLP Scholar, Jacquelin Solis

March 11, 2021 Comments Off on GE Spotlights 2019 PCLP Scholar, Jacquelin Solis

Community Healing: This Team Of Medical Students Is Learning How To Make Primary Care Cool Again https://www.ge.com/news/reports/community-healing-this-team-of-medical-students-is-learning-how-to-make-primary-care-cool?fbclid=IwAR0yeskJtAFevKlg4PIuYgCVvpWzc5fJ42yEkiXAh192Q6cDBayNPvwU1s0