A local MD’s journey and efforts to increase Black presence in the medical profession

Dr. Seth Crapp
–By Nina Rose “Do I belong here?”  Look around the classroom. Few of the students look like you, and many come from families of doctors. The faculty don’t look like you, and the school’s culture may communicate that you don’t belong. How are you going to find mentors, build a network? Only a tiny percentage […]

Infectious Diseases Society of America names FIU student a 2017 Medical Scholar

Thomas Weppelman
Thomas Weppelman, a second-year medical student at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM), has been named a 2017 Medical Scholar by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), an international medical association representing more than 9,000 physicians, scientists, and health care professionals, who specialize in infectious diseases in nearly 100 countries around the world. The […]