In the News

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Special Highlights

  • STATNews: With Role Models, Can Minority Students change medicine’s racial imbalance?, February 23, 2017 (Link)
  • Marketplace: Wanted: More Black and Latino Doctors, March 24, 2016 (Link)
  • Wall Street Journal: ‘Pipeline’ Programs Try to Steer Minority Students to Careers in Medicine, Feb 15, 2016 (Link)
  • The Atlantic: The Movement to Diversify Medical Schools, October 26, 2015 (Link)
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Latest Medical Schools Data Shows Increases in Applications, Enrollment of Minorities, October 22, 2015 (Link)
  • BlackEnterprise.com: Decline in Black Male Physicians Could Impact African American Health, Wellness, September 16, 2015 (Link)
  • US News and World Report: Which Medical Schools Interview the Most Minority Applicants?, August 25, 2015 (Link)
  • Harvard Medical School: Advancing Diversity: HMS conference examines challenges in medicine, May 8, 2015 (Link)
  • AARP Black Community: February 2015 African-American Change Makers (Link)
  • the Grio’s 100: Drs. Kameron Matthews and Alden Landry inspiring future doctors city by city (Link)
  • SMDEP Inspiring 25 – July, 2014 (Link)

February 2017 Tour

  • WX11 News 12: ‘Tour for Diversity in Medicine’ visits the Triad (Link)
  • Fox 8: Minority health professionals tour country to mentor (Link)
  • WLTX19: Tour Aims To Get More Minority Doctors (Link)
  • Winston-Salem Chronicle: Group of Physicians stop at WSSU to inspire future doctors, February 16, 2017 (Link)
  • WJTV12: ‘Tour for Diversity in Medicine’ stops by Tougaloo College (Link)

March 2016 - Austin, TX with SNMA

  • Fox 7 Austin – Good Day Austin Interview (Link)

February 2016 Tour

  • The Oklahoman: Doctors encourage minority students in Oklahoma to work toward medical professions, February 23, 2016 (Link)
  • Pine Bluff Commercial: Students armed with information, advice during Tour for Diversity in Medicine, February 11, 2016 (Link)
  • New Orleans Data News Weekly: Inspiring the Next Generation of African-American Doctors, Feb 13-19, 2016 (Link)
  • Inspirational Pharmacy Student Joins Tour for Diversity in Medicine, January 14, 2016 (Link)

October 2015 Tour

  • Black Doctor.org: Awesome!  Group Answers the Call To America’s Shortage of Black Doctors, October 21, 2015 (Link)
  • DNAinfo.com: Making More Doctors of Color, One Bus Trip at a Time,  October 19, 2015 (Link)
  • Colorlines.com: Doctors Use Bus to Encourage Minority Enrollment in Medical School, October 13, 2015 (Link)

February 2015 Tour

  • National Tour for Diversity in Medicine kicks off at B-CU (link)
  • Tour for Diversity in Medicine clip on FOX32 ORLANDO (link)

September 2013 Tour

  • Epoch Times: Doctor Shortage: Doctors Encourage Minority Students to Learn Medicine, October, 5, 2013 (link)
  • The Sentinel: Med School Tour recruits future minority docs, October 2, 2013 (link)
  • Huffington Post: 400 Miles, 500 Students, and a Future for Minorities in Medicine, October 1, 2013 (link)
  • The Examiner: The Tour for Diversity in Medicine, September 30, 2013 (link)
  • Washington Post: Tour for Diversity in Medicine stops at Georgetown to support students,  September 28, 2013 (link)

February 2013 Tour

  • UTEP Students find mentors in health-care pros, February 11, 2013 (link)
  • UTSA hosts Tour for Diversity in Medicine Feb. 12 at Main Campus, February 11, 2013 (link)
  • University of Texas minority students mentored by minority doctors, February 12, 2013 (link with video)
  • College bus tour promotes Diversity in Medicine, February 18, 2013 (link)

September 2012 Tour

  • Health Professions and Prelaw Center to host Tour for Diversity in Medicine student conference, September 25, 2012 (link)
  • Diversity Tour Visits IU’s Bloomington Campus, September 28, 2012 (link with video)
  • Motivating the Next Generation of Minority Physicians, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation October 2, 2012 (link)
  • Mentors Encourage Minority Undergrads in Quest to be Doctors, Dentists, AAFP News Now, October 2, 2012 (link)
  • Tour for Diversity in Medicine: To Educate, Inspire, and Cultivate,  Wing Of Zock, October 2, 2012 (Blog)
  • SMDEP Alum Pays It Forward with the Tour for Diversity in Medicine, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Human Capital Program Area (link)
  • Dedicated Wheels Turn Black Students in Practicing Physicians, TheAfro.com, Nov 2, 2012 (link)
  • COMunity LINC, Lincoln Memorial University Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fall 2012 Newsletter – Highlighting Mentor Charnell Cain, Page 27 (link)
  • Milwaukee Courier coverage, December 6, 2012 (link)
  • Baltimore Times coverage, December 13, 2012 (link)
  • National Institute on Aging’s LINKS – Minority Research & Training – Winter 2013 Issue (link)

February 2012 Tour

  • Why We Need More Minority Doctors, February 9, 2012 (link)
  • Tour’s goal: Recruit more black doctors, February 16, 2012 (link)
  • Tour for Diversity in Medicine and Aetna launch minority university bus tour, February 17, 2012 (link)
  • Seeking advice: Minority health care students to gain insight into careers, February 20, 2012 (link)
  • More Black Doctors Needed… Stat, February 21, 2012 (link)
  • Program aims to get minorities into medicine, February 21, 2012 (link)
  • WSFA 12 News, February 23, 2012 (Video Clip)
  • A Look at the Inaugural February 2012 Tour for Diversity in Medicine – (link)
  • Inaugural Tour for Diversity in Medicine Inspires, Connects, March 15, 2012 (Blog)
  • Changing the Face of Medicine, March 27, 2012 (link)
  • Tour for Diversity Inspires Minority Students to Pursue Medicine, AAMC Reporter June 2012 (link)

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