FBDNR
Announcing
Future Black Doctors
National Registry
A nationwide registry pipeline
of African American/Black students
who want to become doctors
DOB Virtual Program
Doctors On Board Program®
and

Community Health Internship
VIRTUAL PROGRAM
Please check back next Fall
for the 2023 Program.
Learn more about the programs and download workshop materials.
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A Benefit Gala

Celebrating 10 Years of Doctors On Board Programs

Fall/Winter 2022

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Al Brooks COVID Interview
KRON4 Interview with Dr. Al Brooks
Dr. Albert Brooks, President of PMF, talks about the COVID Vaccine letter encouraging patients to get vaccinated.

Watch the interview with Dr. Al Brooks on KRON4 News about the letter he and more than 400 ACCMA doctors signed encouraging patients to get vaccinated.

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Big News

Physicians Medical Forum® and Doctors On Board Program® are now officially trademarked!
PMF Logo Registered

The Physicians Medical Forum (PMF) name has now been approved and finalized by the US Trademark and Patent Office (USPTO)

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US Trademark and Patent Office (USPTO) approved and finalized the trademark for the name Doctors On Board Program, which now includes all of our programs under the DOB Trademark (pre-med/medical school/residency)

2022 ASMMA
Auxiliary of the Sinkler Miller Medical Association (ASMMA)
2022 Scholarships to Medical Students
PMF has recommended 2 amazing students for this wonderful opportunity
Cameron Lee Clerkley
Cameron Lee Clerkley
Cameron is interested in becoming a Bay Area Family Physician. He is passionate about health equity and increasing access of health care to under-served communities through health policy and leadership. Cameron is also dedicated to mentoring and empowering future generations of Black and Brown physicians to directly improve patient health outcomes and stimulate positive change in the entire health care system.
Quenton Bubb
Quenton Bubb
Quenton is currently pioneering cell therapy approaches in Hematology/Oncology as an MD/PhD candidate in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine under the guidance of Agnieszka Czechowicz and Crystal Mackall. He hopes to pursue a career in Hematology/Oncology as a physician-scientist, developing curative therapies in both the adult and pediatric setting, while continuing to mentor the next generation of Black scientists and physicians.
Richmond NAACP Scholarship
NAACP Richmond Branch Scholarships to Medical Students
PMF has recommended 3 amazing students for this wonderful opportunity
Joseph Kidane
Limi Ahmed
1st Year Medical Students
University of California
David Geffen School of Medicine
Harrison H. Frith
Harrison H. Frith
Freshman
University of California, Berkeley
Tijaan Henderson
Tijaan Henderson
Class of 2023
University of California, Berkeley
2022ASMMA
Auxiliary of the Sinkler Miller Medical Association (ASMMA)
2021 Scholarships to Medical Students
PMF has recommended 4 amazing students for this wonderful opportunity
Joseph Kidane
Joseph Kidane
UCSF School of Medicine
3rd year medical student
Jesslyn Magee
Jesslyn Magee
UC Davis School of Medicine
3rd year medical student
Corey Gatewood
Corey Gatewood
Ohio State University
School of Medicine
3rd year medical student
Sasha Nalini Beacham
Sasha Beecham
UC Davis School of Medicine
1st year medical student
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Physicians Medical Forum’s mission is the increase the retention and recruitment of African-American and underrepresented minority physicians, and, the betterment of health care services and delivery for the communities we serve.

2022 Doctors On Board® Program
and Community Health Internship

This year's program has been a great success. We are now making the program available to you so that you may reep the benefits of this wonderful program.

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Doctors On Board®
  Program
and
Community Health
Internship

Virtual Program

The 2022 program has ended. Please check back in the Fall for the 2023 program.

Learn more about the program and download workshop materials.

Community Health
Internship

Community Health Internship Program aims to empower African American and under-represented minority youth whose goal is to become a doctor, by training them to serve as ambassadors of health and wellness within their community. Please check out this year’s team projects below or visit the CHI Team Projects page.

Future Women Doctors
Initiative

Doctors On Board® Program
and
Community Health Internship
Virtural Program

An innovative and exciting opportunity for African American/Black and underrepresented minority (URM) women students who want to become medical doctors.

This program is partially funded by:
The California Wellness Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California Community Benefits Programs, The California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls and grants and donations from other individuals and businesses.

Future Black Doctors
National Registry

A nationwide registry pipeline of African American/Black students who want to become doctors

Check out the latest

Job Opportunities

Future Men Doctors
Initiative

Doctors On Board® Program
and
Community Health Internship
Virtural Program

An innovative and exciting opportunity for African American/Black and underrepresented minority (URM) men students who want to become medical doctors.

This program is partially funded by: The California Wellness Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California Community Benefits Programs, and other grants and donations from other individuals and businesses.

Future Black Doctors
National Registry

Virtual Summit

THIS SUMMER
DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED

This event is for future aspiring doctors.

To participate, please registered at the Future Black Doctors National Registry. 

To date, more than 700 have registered.

Words of Thanks

Albert Brooks, M.D.

A Message From The President

On behalf of the Physicians Medical Forum (PMF), thank you for your continued support to our funders, physicians and medical professionals, medical schools and educational institutions, organizations and individuals, and most of all, the students who are the future doctors and their families for your vision and commitment to a better health and wellness.

PMF is committed to inspiring, educating and providing pathways that will build stronger and healthier individuals and communities that will be sustainable for all of our future wellness.

Sincerely,
Albert L. Brooks, M.D., President

Stalfana Bello

An Update from the Executive Director

In keeping with our overall mission to increase the number of African American/Black and underrepresented minorities medical doctors, PMF is delighted to have completed the 2022 Doctors On Board and Community Health Internship Program (DOB/CHI).

Thank you to the many physicians, medical schools and educators, speakers, students and our awesome PMF team who were instrumental in making this program a success.

We look forward to providing additional programs, initiatives and opportunities for future aspiring doctors throughout 2022. Additionally, we are making plans for 2023 being a hybrid of virtual and in-person programs, internships, mentoring, workshops, mock and specialty clinics, scholarships and stipends, and special project opportunities.

Wishing You All the Best,
Stalfana A. Bello, M.P.A., Executive Director

Get the latest updates

Congratulations!

Limi Ahmed

Limi Ahmed

2021-2022
DOB-1st Year Medical Student
UCLA David Geffen
School of Medicine

Charlene Green

Charlene K. Green, PsyD

2020-2021
Received Doctorate in
Human and Organizational Psychology


Currently Director: Admissions | Student & Resident Diversity | Student Development
UC Davis School of Medicine

Bethel Mieso gets matched

Bethel Mieso

2021-2022
Matched and is going to Stanford for Pediatric Residency.

Zena Simmons

Zena Simmons

2021
PMF Medical Student Scholarship Recipient.
UC Davis School of Medicine

Carleigh Williams

Carleigh Williams

2022
Accepted into
UCSF School of Medicine

Check out the latest Opportinities

Scholarships

2022 Kaiser Permanente Northern California Medical Student Scholarship

We are proud of Kaiser Permanente’s social mission, research, clinical expertise, and leadership efforts in helping communities thrive. As part of this mission, we recognize the potential of future physicians and their contributions by offering $5,000 scholarships to fourth-year students selected for their demonstrated commitment to under-served communities.

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Pipeline Programs

Free Pre-Medical Postbaccalaureate Webinar

The UC Postbaccalaureate Consortium is a partnership of postbaccalaureate premedical programs at the Schools of Medicine at UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Los Angeles, and UC San Francisco. The mission of the Consortium is to increase the number of physicians who practice in shortage areas of California by assisting capable and dedicated students from disadvantaged backgrounds in gaining admission to medical school.

Job Opportunities

Recruiting for multiple physician attending and leadership positions

Alameda Health System
East Bay Medical Group (EBMG)

East Bay Medical Group (EBMG), the physician organization for Alameda Health System (AHS) is recruiting for multiple physician attending and leadership positions. AHS is a major safety-net public health system and medical training institution based in Oakland, California.
Physician Urgent Care-Telehealth Opportunity – Level 1 Trauma Center

Alameda Health System
Highland General Hospital
FQHC HGH Urgent Care
Oakland, CA

Full-Time
We are currently recruiting for a Full Time Board Certified Physician (Adult or Family Medicine) to join our team in a primarily telehealth position. This provider will be the point of “terminal escalation” for our centralized Call Center nurse triage.
Physician II – Board Certified/Eligible

Alameda Health Systems
Eastmont Wellness Center
Oakland, CA

Part-Time
Under direction, provides professional medical services to patients at the Alameda Health System hospitals and clinics. Assists in the administrative and professional direction of a medical specialty service. Provides consultative services in their specialty. Assigned as an administrative and professional assistant to the chief of a specialty service and when specifically assigned, may relieve the chief of service in their absence. May directly supervise Physician I level. Performs related duties as required.
Board Certified/Board Eligible Primary Care Physician

Alameda Health System
Hayward Wellness Center

Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Full Time, Family or Adult Medicine Physician, to join our team. If you are interested in this opportunity, we encourage you to apply!

Your support makes a difference

Why
Do We
Need PMF?

Upcoming Events

June 30, 2022 | 5:30 – 7:30pm

UC Davis School Of Medicine College, Career, & Resource Fair – Sacramento Native American Health Center

July 15, 2022 | 9am – 12pm

UC Davis School Of Medicine – Virtual Information Session

April 1, 2023

Kaiser Permanente Northern California Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit

CONTINUOUS

Physicians Medical Forum Visiting Elective Scholarship Program (VESP), Visiting Clerkship (VCP)

News and Announcements

Scholarship Opportunities

William Alexander Jackson Ross, Sr., M.D. Scholarship

William Alexander Jackson Ross, Sr., M.D. was a prominent Orthopedic Surgeon in the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area. He strongly believed in eliminating healthcare disparities among minorities and was a dedicated member of the Sinkler Miller Association. Dr. Ross passed away in 2007. In his honor and to continue his legacy, his family is funding this scholarship to assist residents who are in a surgery training program.

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Great Accomplishments

Congratulations Brainna Ennis

Brianna Ennis, who is now a 4th-year medical students at the Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine. Briana was awarded PMF’s Visiting Elective

Congratulations Brainna Ennis

Brianna Ennis, who is now a 4th-year medical students at the Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine. Briana was awarded PMF’s Visiting Elective

"Where Are They Now?"

So many students, medical students, pharmacy students and resident who have been a part pf PMF over the years have gone on to fulfill their dreams and as doctors, pharmacists and administrators. Let’s take a look to see where they are now.

Bethel Mieso

Pediatric Residency at Stanford
Case Western University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

PMF Envolvement

  • Doctors On Board Pipeline Program
  • Community Health Ambassadors Internship
  • Mentoring
  • Community Service Learning Project
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Changing
Medicine
in Our
Community

Help Us Continue Our Mission

Through programs like Doctors On Board Pipeline Program, Community Health Ambassadors Internship Program, Visiting Elective/Visiting Clerkships Resident Scholarships, Educational Workshops, Scholarships, Mentoring and Outreach support for medical students, post bac and high school students, and many other activities, the Physicians Medical Forum (PMF) continues its mission of encouraging recruitment and retention of African-American/Black and underrepresented physicians & pharmacists. PMF strives to have a culturally diverse workforce which provides quality healthcare for people of color, the underserved communities, and indeed, health and wellness for all throughout the Oakland/San Francisco Northern California Bay Area.

But we cannot do this without your help

Please Donate

Help us to achieve these goals and strive to eliminate health disparities and improve the quality of education & healthcare for patients.

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Physicians Medical Forum
6114 La Salle Avenue, #601
Oakland, CA 94611

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