Meharry Medical College has received a $34 million endowment to increase the representation of Black doctors in the U.S.
Dr. Namandjé Bumpus is the first Black woman to chair a department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Former NFL player-turned-doctor Myron Rolle is helping fight the coronavirus pandemic.
A museum will honor Black medical pioneer Dr. John A. Kenney.
Dr. Venaya Jones recently opened the first veterinary clinic in Cleveland to be owned and operated by a Black woman.
Aretha Franklin’s estate is backing a fund for pancreatic cancer research.
Patrice A. Harris has officially become the American Medical Association’s first Black woman president.
A group of Black doctors joined forces to open Chicago’s only Black-owned urgent care facility.
Black pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke Harris will become California’s first surgeon general.
Inginia Genao, M.D.—a physician, author, and Yale University professor—is aiming to increase racial representation in the medical field.
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, Howard is the top university for sending African-American applicants to U.S. medical…
Atlanta psychiatrist Patrice A. Harris will become the first Black woman to be president of the American Medical Association.
"Black Women In Medicine" was a five-year effort that began in 2011. But Crystal Emery asserts the film was not…
A new study reveals Black children are getting far less medication than White children upon admission into hospitals.
A family is mourning the loss of 45-year-old Simone Jones, who died during a plastic surgery procedure in New York last…
A surgical team is pleased to announce the first successful penis transplant in South Africa, BBC News reports. The operation took…
A recent study shows that when suffering from stroke- like symptoms, African Americans are more likely to call a friend…
This is a great thing coming out of South Africa. They have managed to turn weapons of destruction into tools…
From the NY Times: In a controversial change to a longstanding policy concerning the practice of female circumcision in some…
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