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28 African American Women Physicians Who Have Made History Starting February 1, 2014 Artemis Medical Society celebrates Black History Month by honoring 28 African American women physicians who have made history and helped change the face of medicine in the United States. Join us each day  as we celebrate those that have opened the doors […]

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Artemis Medical Society members Dr. Angela Tucker and Dr. Naeemah Gafur write this story for JET Magazine Online.   One of the more talked about parts of the new health coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) aka Obamacare revolves around women’s health. Topping the list of issues are reproductive health and birth control. […]

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Artemis Medical Society members Dr. Naeemah Gafur, Dr. Aletha Maybank and Dr. Myiesha Taylor write this story for JET Magazine Online.   With open enrollment underway, you are probably just now starting to consider how the Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, will change healthcare for you and your […]

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By Edwin Buggage, LA Data News African-American Women once relegated to playing a support role and were sometimes overlooked but have for centuries truly been the backbone of the struggle for access and equality. Today African-American women are at the forefront and are poised to lead the nation and the world into the future. Professions […]

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As TV doctor dramas go, Doc McStuffins is no ER. The protagonist is a cartoon preschooler who provides primary health care for stuffed animals from a backyard play house. In a typical episode, she diagnoses her little brother’s teddy bear with acute “dusty musties” and prescribes a good laundering. The brave bear rides the waves and emerges from […]

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  If you ask a kid, any kid, to name a famous basketball player, you’re more than likely to see the kid light up with excitement, maybe dunk an imaginary b-ball and run off names with a smirk like Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, Jordan, even if they know the latter only by his sneakers.  Ask the […]

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DALLAS/FORT WORTH (January 29, 2014) – Artemis Medical Society is pleased to announce its selection as a 2014 PR News Nonprofit Awards finalist for the “We Are Doc McStuffins” campaign. “We Are Doc McStuffins” was the bold response of a mother and physician seeing a reflection of herself in the acclaimed Disney Junior “Doc McStuffins” character. “We Are Doc McStuffins” served as a social movement to raise awareness about the lack of diversity in the country’s physician workforce. Today, Artemis Medical Society, an organization of more than 3200 women physicians of color from around the world is a byproduct of “We Are Doc McStuffins.”