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(BPRW) National Medical Association Virtual Annual Convention Focuses on Transcending COVID-19 to a Healthier Black America

(Black PR Wire) National Medical Association Virtual Annual Convention Focuses on Transcending COVID-19 to a Healthier Black America

WHAT:          The National Medical Association, representing Black physicians for 125 years, convenes virtually for its Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly.

WHEN:          July 31-August 4

WHERE:       The virtual conference - For access, email newsroom@blackprwire.com 

WHO:            Ms. Stacey Abrams, keynote speaker for the opening session, 6:30-8 p.m. Eastern time, Friday July 31.

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, MPH and previous U.S. Surgeons General, Vivek H. Murthy, MD, Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, David Satcher, MD, PhD, and M. Joycelyn Elders, MD, MS and former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Louis Sullivan, M.D. will discuss the pandemic’s impact and solutions needed for a Healthier Black America, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Eastern time, Saturday, August 1.

Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, symposium keynote speaker, who will discuss the coronavirus pandemic, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern time, Sunday, August 2;

Leon McDougle, MD, U.S. Navy veteran, Professor of Family Medicine and Chief Diversity Officer at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, who becomes President of the National Medical Association in ceremonies from 6-7:30 p.m. Eastern time, Monday, August 3.

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