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Dr. Oliver Brooks, President of the National Medical Association, lets the community know black people suffer more from adverse medical conditions, with poorer outcomes. COVID-19, the disease process caused by infection from the pandemic virus SARS-CoV-2 will demonstrate its accuracy, if proper precautions are not considered.

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Dr. James A. Mahoney, who had spent his whole career at a poorly financed public hospital, went to extraordinary lengths to help patients until the very end

Dr. Alcendor claims that his antiviral drug will “intervene at the critical point in the virus’ (attack), eliminating its ability to reproduce viral proteins. The cycle would be terminated.”

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An infectious disease scientist, Hildreth knew the highly contagious coronavirus was most volatile in people with existing health concerns like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and other issues that are prevalent in African American communities, in large part because of the dramatic health care and environmental disparities in the United States.

Dr. Jason Campbell, 31, is a second-year anesthesiology resident at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. He turned to Tic Toc to increase the minorities interested in medicine.

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Black Doctors break history at the Mayo Clinic

These two physicians were the first all black orthopedic surgery trauma unit in Mayo Clinic history

Black doctors say the burden of the coronavirus crisis weighs exponentially on them. They harbor concern about the history of health care inequities in underserved communities 

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Myron Rolle, a former safety for the Tennessee Titans, now a third year Neurosurgery Resident at Massachusetts General Hospital, has seen his work area transformed into a floor dedicated exclusively to treating COVID-19 patients

Match Day Quarantine 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic puts a halt to the traditional celebration for the rising physicians in 2020. Fourth year medical students move to virtual celebrations.

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BMWC was the vision of Dr. Dale Okorodudu, who launched the BMWC website six years ago after seeing a 2013 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) report that the already under-represented percentage of black men in medical school was dropping.

Dr. James W. Stewart II doesn't settle as he fulfills his childhood dream of becoming a physician and matching at his #1 choice, Yale University

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Pierre, Max and Joe want to share their story of friendship and perseverance to show black youth that athletes and entertainers are not the only examples of achievement and success.

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Dr. Michael V. Drake’s service in higher education spans nearly four decades and includes senior leadership roles at universities and national organizations dedicated to advancing education. He became the 15th president of The Ohio State University on June 30, 2014.

Dr. Shamard Charles serves as senior health journalist for NBC News. He is a global press fellow for the United Nations. Breaking barriers, he is the first African American male to hold this post in the network’s nearly 100 year history.

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