The 2021 David K. McDonogh, MD Scholarship in Ophthalmology/Otolaryngology Specialties Lecture and Awards Reception: A Virtual Event

A Virtual Event

November 2021
6-7 pm
For Information please contact:
Paula Mejia
212-483-8880 x303

Tribute to David Kearny McDonogh, MD (1821-1893)
Served New York Eye and Ear Infirmary as a physician for 11 years.
America’s first African American Eye/ENT specialist.
Born enslaved, graduated from Lafayette College
And from Columbia University Medical School.
Tribute commissioned and donated to
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, 8/13/2020,
By Dr. Daniel and Marjorie LaRoche.
Artist: Leroy Campbell.


2020 Reception Replay

2020 Event E-Journal

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The David K. McDonogh, MD Scholarship in Ophthalmology/Otolaryngology
Specialties is dedicated to building a diverse pipeline in ophthalmology and
otolaryngology specialties. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited
medical school in the United States; be from a African American / Black, Afro-Latino(a), or
Native American background; be committed to academic excellence, research, leadership
and service; and have an interest in a career in ophthalmology/otolaryngology specialties.


The David K. McDonogh, MD Scholarship Fund
2020 New York Committee Members

Karen Allison, MD, MBA*
Ann Arthur-Andrew, MD*
Nneka O. Brooks, MD
Jacqueline Busingye, MD
Benjeil Edghill, MD
Tamiesha Frempong, MD, MPH
Chaneve Jeanniton, MD
Daniel Laroche, MD*
John Mitchell, MD*

2020 National Committee Members

Barry E. Breaux, MD*
David J. Brown, MD*
Ninita Brown, MD
Joseph M. Coney, MD
Oswaldo A. Henriquez, MD

2020 Academic Advisory Board

Michael Stewart, MD

*NMF Alumni



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