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 schools.

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 created to lament about the lack of diversity in the field, but to do do something much more boundless.

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 month. The family is seeking a full refund for the botched job that caused Jones to lose her life, the Daily Mail reports. Jones went into cardiac arrest while getting liposuction at Lexington Plastic Surgeons in […]

A surgical team is pleased to announce the first successful penis transplant in South Africa, BBC News reports. The operation took place in December 2014; the 21-year-old recipient was given the generous donation after experiencing a botched circumcision at the age of 18. The botched job happened during a ceremony that is seen as a right of […]