MERIT was recently published in the medical journal, Education for Health. The article, which focuses on the MERIT program model, was co-authored by our founders Tyler Mains and Mark Wilcox, and board member, Dr. Scott Wright. This is MERIT’s first publication in a peer-reviewed journal!
Last week, MERIT was featured on the radio program Marketplace, which aired nationally on NPR. The piece focused on MERIT’s work to increase the number of under-represented physicians. Senior Scholar Christiona spoke to the importance of rising above low expectations, asking, “Why can’t I go that extra mile and be a doctor?” MERIT’s Chief Education Officer, Dr. Damien Myers, congratulated Scholars on their accomplishments, but reminded them that hard work will be needed as th