NIAAH Scholar Program
Enrollment is now open for the NIAAH Scholars Program. Seeking African American pre-med and medical students currently enrolled in an accredited US medical school.
NIAAH Mentors Program
Seeking African American Physicians to provide mentorship and academic support for African American pre-med and medical students to help support the next generation of Black doctors.
Increase the number of Black Physicians
NIAAH mentors and supports pre-med and medical students as they navigate the rigorous path to a practicing physician.
Improve Clinical Care for African Americans
NIAAH educates providers on culturally competent care and helps patients who suspect inferior card advocate for themselves or their loved ones.
Contribute to Better Health Outcomes for African Americans
NIAAH provides trusted health information tailored to the needs of our community.
Better Black Health
Laurie Archbald-Pannone, University of Virginia People are understandably worn out, tired of thinking about COVID-19 and wanting to get back to a true normal. This so-called “pandemic fatigue” is real. But it’s also contributing to lapses in COVID-19 precautions and...
I’m a Black sociologist, and a mom – by listening to other Black mothers, I’ve learned about their pandemic struggles and strengths
Loren Henderson, University of Maryland, Baltimore County I spent the 2020 spring break week setting up to teach my college courses online while helping to care for my 14-month-old grandchild, whose daycare had closed. At the same time, I couldn’t help thinking, being...
Stephen Kenny, University of Liverpool Confederate generals are not the only statues causing public outrage in the US. On Saturday, protesters gathered in New York City’s Central Park to call for the removal of a monument to James Marion Sims – the “father of...
Karen Sibert, University of California, Los Angeles We’re all human beings, but we’re not all alike. Each person experiences pain differently, from an emotional perspective as well as a physical one, and responds to pain differently. That means that physicians like...