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Why Black Aging Matters, Too Judith Graham Photos by Heidi de Marco September 3, 2020 Old. Chronically ill. Black. People who fit this description are more likely to die from COVID-19 than any other group in the country. They are perishing quietly, out of sight, in homes and apartment buildings, senior housing complexes, nursing homes...

To Memorial Hospital: Northeast Florida Medical Society (NEFMS) as a community of African-American physicians and other allied healthcare professionals in the Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia region is an organization grounded on principles of building and strengthening the community without partiality. As such, the positioning communicated by the leadership at the...

To the Department of Juvenile Justice: The Northeast Florida Medical Society (NEFMS) as a community of African-American physicians and other allied healthcare professionals in the Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia region is an organization with an initiative to increase public awareness concerning adverse risk factors to health inherent in current aspects...

Northeast Florida Medical Society (NEFMS) as a community of African American Physicians and other allied healthcare professionals in the Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia region is an organization grounded on principles of building and strengthening the community without partiality. As such, the positioning communicated by the leadership at the NEFMS...

Take steps to protect children and others from getting sick Help stop the spread of COVID-19 by doing the same things everyone should do to stay healthy. Teach your children to do the same. Clean hands often using soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Avoid people who are sick (coughing and sneezing). ...

Coronavirus has claimed more than 156,000 lives and infected nearly 2.3 million people around the world. Among them is UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is now recuperating after being treated in hospital for Covid-19. What are the coronavirus symptoms? Coronavirus infects the lungs. The two main symptoms are a fever or a...

NEFMS Executive Board, with the leadership of State Senator Audrey Gibson was able to get PPE distributed to members of the NEFMS who are in private practice in the medically underserved areas of Duval County as they battle COVID-19 pandemic. Under the leadership of State Senator Gibson, the PPE was acquired...

Submitted by: Christopher R. Williams, MD | Urology Consultants, Inc Prostate Cancer (PC) is very common amongst American men. Approximately 175,000 new cases will be diagnosed in 2019. PC has been a topic of much discussion and debate over the past 5 years. The United States Preventive Task Force (USPSTF) is largely...

The NEFMSF has announced the 2019 Scholarship winners.   Atkins Scholar: Robert Smalls McIntosh Scholar: Ricardo Stewart Cornerstone Scholars: Chasity Bythwood Mombo Ngu Laujuryn Feacher Olivia Walker The Scholarship Awards Ceremony will be held at The Florida Blue Conference Center Date: June 12, 2019 Time: 6:00 PM Address: 4800 Deerwood Campus Parkway Jacksonville, FL 32246 The members of the NEFMS congratulate these outstanding students...