Full Video of the National Medical Association Town Hall "The Crisis of Black Males in Medical School"
On August 3, 2015 at the 113th Annual National Medical Association (NMA) Convention and Scientific Assembly in Detroit, there was a Town Hall titled "The Crisis of Black Males in Medical School" featuring a panel discussion in response to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)'s recent report, "Altering the Course: Black Males in Medicine," which explores the reasons behind the drastic decline in black males applying to and attending medical school since 1978.
The featured panelists were Morehouse School of Medicine President & Dean Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science President & CEO Dr. David Carlisle, Meharry Medical College President & CEO Dr. James E.K. Hildreth, Howard University College of Medicine Dean & VP of Clinical Affairs Dr. Hugh E. Mighty, AAMC Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Marc A. Nivet, and National Medical Association President Dr. Lawrence "Dusty" L. Sanders Jr.
Watch the NMA Town Hall "The Crisis of Black Males in Medical School" in its entirety below.
Black Males in Medicine from NSCI Group on Vimeo.