Almost 5 years to the day that I shared my idea with the world!
Celebrating 5 years of Melanin Medics!
A charity supporting the current and future generation of black medical students and doctors in the UK!
Olamide Dada – Doctor. Founder of Melanin Medisc stated on LinkedIn
“I had one goal when I first started, to make things better for the next generation of black medical students and doctors and now at the 5 year mark, I think I can say that we have done that”.
“I started Melanin Medics as a medical student and now as a doctor, witnessing the growth and the impact of this charity has truly been a blessing. My life’s work”.
In 5 years they have reached and supported 9150 people across all our services.
They have held 33 events reaching 2376 attendees from across the UK and around the world and have grown their Network to over 800 Black African and Caribbean medical students and doctors
They have also supported the next generation of black medical students with their Medicine applications, through FREE personal statement reviews, mock interview preparation, admission tests preparation resources and bursaries and mentoring.
They have showcased black medical students and doctors through school outreach, reaching over 4000 young people
As well as all of this they have helped hundreds of students to successfully gain a place at medical school and have helped even more medical students and doctors navigate their careers.
They have delivered our Allyship & Advocacy Workshops to 2413 medical students, doctors and healthcare professionals across the UK to Medical Schools and NHS Trusts.
They have worked with a number of organisations including; the General Medical Council, British Medical Association, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, NIHR (National Institute for Health and Care Research), NHS England, The Healthcare Leadership Academy and more, to advocate and champion the voices of black medical students and doctors.
She stated “There is much more work to be done and your support can help us to continue – click here