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Your Story Matters: Dr. David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D. FAAFP, FACPM, FACP

Your Story Matters: Dr. David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D. FAAFP, FACPM, FACP

  David Satcher, MD, PhD is Founding Director and Senior Advisor of The Satcher Health Leadership Institute which was established in 2006 at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. The mission of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine is to develop a diverse group of exceptional health leaders, advance […]

JSNMA Spring 2015-2016 Issue Now Live!

JSNMA Spring 2015-2016 Issue Now Live!

Click here to access the Spring 2015-2016 issue of the JSNMA! Enjoy!

JSNMA Winter 2015-2016 Issue Now Live!

JSNMA Winter 2015-2016 Issue Now Live!

Click here to access the Winter 2015-2016 issue of the JSNMA! Enjoy!  

JSNMA Fall 2015 Issue Now Live!

JSNMA Fall 2015 Issue Now Live!

Click here to access the Fall 2015 Issue of the JSNMA! Enjoy!

The Spring 2014-2015 Edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association is here!

The Spring 2014-2015 Edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association is here!

To read the PDF format of the Spring 2014-2015 edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association (JSNMA) in its entirety, please click on the following link: Click here for the Spring 2014-2015 JSNMA edition

Health Officials Say Listeriosis Not The Cause Of Deaths Linked To Contaminated Ice Cream

On March 14, 2015, the Associated Press reported that the deaths of three hospital patients following consumption of Blue Bell ice cream products are not due to listeriosis, although, at least five individuals developed listeriosis following consumption of these ice cream products. To learn more, click here.

Match Not to Blame for Low Resident Salaries

On January 30, 2015, Shara Yurkiewicz, MD of MedPage Today reported that the high demand for a fixed number of residency positions is responsible for low resident salaries and not the infamous match process. To learn more, click here.

The Winter 2014-2015 Edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association is here!

The Winter 2014-2015 Edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association is here!

To read the PDF format of the Winter 2014-2015 edition of the Journal of the Student National Medical Association (JSNMA) in its entirety, please click on the following link: Click here for the Winter 2014-2015 JSNMA edition

A Bad Flu Season Hits the Halfway Mark, C.D.C. Says

On January 9, 2015, Denise Grady of The New York Times reported that the CDC said the nation has reached the halfway mark in this year’s terrible flu season. This year’s virus type, H3N2, causes severe illness especially in those greater than 65 and younger than 2. To learn more, click here.

Mass Imprisonment and Public Health

On November 26, 2014, The New York Times Editorial Board reported that researchers are defining mass incarceration as a public health epidemic that requires action. To learn more, click here.