Why DEI Matters in Medical Education

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Commentary by Michellene Davis, Esq., NMF President and CEO A KFF survey published just a few months ago found that A full 22% of Black adults who were pregnant or…

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A Love for Languages and Life Decisions

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Tasneem Elbashir, an NMF/Johnson & Johnson Pharmacy scholar, details how deviating from medical school led her to become a drug expert.   When diversifying the health care workforce, National Medical Fellowships…

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Mentorship in a Challenging Climate

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“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 overcome the inevitable obstacles along…

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Vaccinating and Valuing the Most Vulnerable

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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 Community Health Center, National Medical…

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Changing Lives with Language Concordant Care

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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 Island, repeatedly witnesses how patient…

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International Medicine for the Masses

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“As a future neurosurgeon, it’s incredibly important to participate in research with the goal of finding novel ways to help preserve the minds and bodies of our most vulnerable communities…

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