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Black People Who Live In US Counties With Black Doctors Have A Higher Life Expectancy, Study Says

An analysis has proven just how crucial the call to action — “We need more Black doctors” — really is.

Apr 17, 2023

Morehouse School of Medicine, CommonSpirit Health Ink $100M Partnership to Train More Black Doctors

If you want to see a change in a broken system, it’s best to make it happen on your own. Morehouse School of Medicine and CommonSpirit Health have joined forces for a 10-year, $100 million partnership that will increase access to culturally competent care and reduce health disparities. According to PR Newswire, the partnership will combat the underlying causes of health disparities through the development and training of more Black physicians. CommonSpirit Health (CommonSpirit) is one of America’s largest health systems with locations in 21 states coast to coast and Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is not only one of America’s leading educators of primary care physicians but a historically known Black medical school. Their joint undergraduate and graduate medical education program will train and educate the next generation of culturally competent health clinicians and researchers. “Of the 21,863 students entering medical school in 2019, only 1,626 were Black — and only 619 were...

Dec 17, 2020