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February is Black History Month

This year’s theme—Black Health and Wellness—acknowledges the work of Black physicians, researchers, midwives, nurses, and other clinicians and healthcare professionals.

UW Organizations and Programs

National Society of Black Health Professionals provides encouragement and support to black undergraduate students interested in healthcare professions.

Black Health Justice Pathway aids medical students in advocating for health equity in UWSOM and in Black communities where they may serve.

List of Black Student Organizations at UW

External Resources

Therapy for Black Girls Podcast, a weekly podcast centered on mental health

Library of Congress Resource Guide: Blacks in Science and Related Disciplines (1985)

Library of Congress Resource Guide: African-American Women in the Sciences and Related Disciplines (1993)

Library of Congress Resource Guide: Soul Food with a Focus on Health

National Museum of African American History & Culture: The First African American Physician

National Museum of African American History & Culture: Health

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