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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Setting Intentions and Creating Solutions

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“I’ve worked to inspire, mentor, and support aspiring underrepresented minority students on their journeys to becoming health care professionals, too.” Jeremiah Whittington, a fourth-year student at University of Illinois College…

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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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Growing Impact While Giving Back

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Dr. Herman B. Gray reflects on his career in medicine, public health and health care administration – and how they must intersect moving forward.  

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