Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Award Program
2013 Scholar

"I am truly excited to become a part of this tradition and look forward to being able to contribute and assist future minority students."

Emergency Scholarship Fund
2012 Scholar

“I am forever indebted to your organization and will display my gratitude in the years to come by contributing personally to the pipeline of success in medicine for those who come after me.”

Monash/Scott Medical Student Scholars Program
2011 Scholar

"I'm grateful for having the support and encouragement from NMF to allow me to have a challenging yet rewarding experience during my third year of medical school."

Currently Accepting Applications for

Upcoming Events

oct 15

GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program Capstone Forum

In conjunction with the Public Health Law Conference of the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics

Atlanta, GA, Oct 15 to 17, 2014

oct 15

Atlanta Champions of Health Awards

Atlanta, GA, Oct 15, 2014 at 6PM

NOV 11

Chicago Champions of Health Awards

Chicago, IL, Nov 11, 2014 at 6PM

PCLP Scholars Presented at NACHC Expo

August 26, 2014, San Diego, CA

The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) Community Health Institute & Expo is the nation’s largest annual gathering of community health center managers, clinicians, employees, board members and leaders. Learn more about the PCLP Scholars who presented, and about their projects here.

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Learn more about the United Health Foundation/NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program.

NMF News & Announcements

AUG 2014  

First annual NMF Atlanta Gala to honor Dr. James K. Bennett and Dr. Frank O. Richards

On October 15, 2014, NMF will be honoring James K. Bennett, MD, FACS with the NMF Distinguished Alumni Award, and honoring Frank O. Richards, Jr., MD with the NMF Pioneer Award. This will be the first NMF Champions of Health Awards to be held in Atlanta, and will take place from 6-9PM at the Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech. This event brings together distinguished physicians, leaders in hospitals, the healthcare industry and corporations, along with the deans and diversity officers of Atlanta's medical schools, and the Atlanta philanthropy community. Additional honorees will be announced as they are confirmed.

Get your tickets today, or learn more about the event here >>>

APRIL 2014  

Check out the latest issue of our newsletter, NMF In Brief.

We talk with Dr. Claude Brunson about what inspired him to become a physician, showcase our local Alumni events and more.

Access the Spring 2014 issue here >>>

FEB 2014

Dr. Robert K. Ross, President and CEO of The California Endowment - and NMF Alumnus - has been named an ICON MANN of Change by BET.

OCT 2013

Black Medical Students in U.S. Have Heaviest Debts, Study Finds

Read the full article in US News: Health >>>

what we do

NMF's mission is to provide scholarships and service-learning programs for underrepresented minorities in medicine and the health professions. Our primary goal is to achieve equity of opportunity in medicine and equity of access to quality healthcare for all groups in American society by increasing the number of minority physicians and changing the face of medicine to better reflect and serve our diverse nation.



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347 Fifth Avenue, Suite 510, New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212.483.8880 | Fax: 212.483.8897