Throughout Black History Month (February), the FMA features African American physicians and future physicians whose contributions make a profound impact on medicine and patients throughout Florida.
Family tragedies and a second-grade teacher who “planted a seed” motivated Alma Littles, MD, to become the first in her family to attend college and, ultimately, to practice medicine.
Read more about Dr. Littles
Third-year medical student Samari Butler, MPH, is an aspiring pediatrician who sees a strong connection between physician diversity and health equity. “Representation can be so important in decreasing mistrust.”
Read more about Samari