Living on a Vision and a Prayer

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MD/MPH Candidate Caylon Pettis documents his journey through medical school. For Caylon Pettis, attending medical school was a spiritual calling – one his best friend had dreamt, and for which…

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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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