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    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 […]

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  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 […]

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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 […]

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When the animated children’s series Doc McStuffins debuted two years ago, series creator Chris Nee knew her title character was groundbreaking: Doc is a six-year-old African American who plans to be a doctor when she grows up. Doc’s dad is a stay-at-home parent and homemaker, and her mother is a physician. Doc spends each episode […]

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Dr. Letitia Bradford’s son Kai, like many 6-year-old boys, is usually enticed by Nerf guns and video games. But last Christmas, to Bradford’s surprise, he asked for a pink and purple “Doc McStuffins” medical kit so he could listen to mom’s heartbeat. Kai is one of millions of 2- to 7-year-olds who have been drawn […]

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“Another aspect of the cartoon has attracted many parents: the art of mom Dottie, doctor. An important model for the younger generations in a country where only 4% of teachers are African-Americans as they represent more than 13% of the population. The percentage is even lower when it comes to women: 1.9% of physicians are black. After […]

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The stakeholders in the Obamacare rollout aren’t just in Washington, D.C. Across the United States, health care providers, small-business owners, patients, and others are all affected by the law. In a new msnbc series, we send an Obamacare questionnaire to people all over the country – places where health care exchanges have been set up, […]

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March 31 is coming up quickly and it is the last day for the current open enrollment period into the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The physicians of Artemis Medical Society strongly encourage our communities to sign up before this deadline, because the next enrollment period will not open until November […]

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Artemis Medical Society President Dr. Myiesha Taylor and Treasurer Tonya Sweezer accepted the Fort Worth Business Press 2014 Health Care Heroes award on behalf of Artemis Medical Society last night at the awards gala in Fort Worth, Texas. “We are especially thrilled to have been selected as a 2014 Health Care Hero by the Fort […]

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DALLAS/FORT WORTH(February 26, 2014) – PR News honored Artemis Medical Society today for their groundbreaking “We Are Doc McStuffins” campaign at the PR News 2014 Non Profit PR Awards program in Washington, DC.  Artemis Medical Society was a finalist for the PR News Non Profit Award in the category of social responsibility and was selected […]