NOVEMBER 2, 2017 New Report: Women of Color Underrepresented Among Doctors, Face Major Barriers Women of Color Are only 11.7% of Doctors, Well Below Their Population Share Contact: William Schlitz, Artemis Medical Society, 510.701.0810 cell or Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) FORT WORTH, TEXAS/OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – A new report from The Greenlining […]
Artemis Medical Society issued the following letter today to Delta Airlines in response to the acts of racial and gender bias by their flight crew against Dr. Ashley Denmark during an in-flight medical emergency.
Artemis Medical Society issued the following letter today to Delta Airlines in response to the acts of racial and gender bias by their flight crew against Dr. Tamika Cross during an in-flight medical emergency.
DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Artemis Medial Society announced today that Medelita has donated medical lab coats in support of the National Pre-Med Club Initiative pilot program in Fort Worth Independent School District’s 82 elementary schools. The donation of medical lab coats by Medelita will be used to support Fort Worth ISD teachers and students in the […]
FORT WORTH -Jaylin Allen, a fifth-grader at Greenbriar Elementary School, can race through a math problem in long division like nobody’s business. That’s, in part, why she wants to become an obstetrician — “a doctor who delivers babies” — when she grows up, she said. “I’ve wanted to do that since a long […]
WASHINGTON, D.C./FORT WORTH, TX, August 13, 2015—The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) is collaborating with Artemis Medical Society to establish an afterschool program for students in grades 4 through 8. The program will utilize facilitators established through the Artemis Medical Society network to implement the AAMC’s Pre-Med Club curriculum and lesson plans. Building on […]
FORT WORTH, TX — Artemis Medical Society today received the GuideStar Exchange Bronze participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc. GuideStar USA is the premier source of nonprofit information. This level demonstrates Artemis Medical Society’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability. “Artemis Medical Society is very proud […]
DALLAS/FORT WORTH (April 30, 2015) – Artemis Medical Society is pleased to announce its selection as the 2015 National Medical Fellowships’ Leadership in Diversity Award honoree. This recognition by NMF acknowledges the work Artemis Medical Society and its leaders are doing to increase female physicians of color in healthcare, and to inspire the new […]
Artemis Medical Society joins Disney Junior in new Doc McStuffins segments celebrating Black History Month 2015. Our first segment features Artemis Medical Society Vice President of Membership Dr. Leah Backhus. You can watch the video by visiting the Artemis Medical Society Facebook Page Dr. Backhus is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, Division of […]
DALLAS/FORT WORTH (January 26, 2015) – Artemis Medial Society announced today that Board Members Dr. Leah Backhus, Dr. Letitia Bradford and Dr. Angela U. Tucker will be featured in “Doc McStuffins” interstitials celebrating African American History Month starting February 1, 2015 on Disney Junior. “Artemis Medical Society is proud to have Drs. Backhus, Bradford and […]