In 2015, an AAMC report showed a decline of black males in medicine. We are electing to change this trend! SOURCE: https://www.aamc.org/newsroom/reporter/september2015/442208/black-males.html
Surrounding these future doctors, you see some of Memphis’ finest healthcare professionals. Why? Because it takes a village. We’ve made it. Now, it is our RESPONSIBILITY to make sure that they make it too. We serve as the village.
Take a close look at this photo. You will find some of your future medical professionals standing there! Congrats on your selection, participants!!!
The primary purpose of this symposium is to equip students about information on various pre-health programs/internships and professional school curricula.
Two $500 scholarships will be awarded based on information provided on the applications. The advisory board will make a selection, and the winners will be announced at the event. The awards are provided in honor of the late Dr. Wisdom Franchot Coleman, Jr.
The DDS Symposium
A highly competitive symposium for under-privileged minority and/or economically-disadvantaged high school students (ages 14-18) who express an interest in pursuing a career as a healthcare professional.