Dr. David M. Carlisle

CDU Holds Immigration Reform Event

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science’s 9th Annual President’s Breakfast takes place on Thursday, Feb. 29, at the Colburn School’s Zipper Hall, located at 200 S. Grand Ave., in Los Angeles, announced Dr. David M. Carlisle, CDU president.

CDU Receives $20 Million Donation from Philanthropist Scott

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has made a $20 million donation to Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) in South Los Angeles, one of the nation’s four historically Black medical schools and a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Joins National Coalition of Black Medical Schools and Health Professional Associations in Sending a ‘Love Letter to Black America’

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) is joining with the nation’s other three Black Medical Schools and numerous Black health professions associations in launching a campaign called “Love Letter to Black America, from America’s Black Doctors and Nurses.” This initiative is designed to begin a national conversation speaking directly to the African American community, particularly to address the challenges presented by COVID-19, and to enhance participation in vaccine clinical trials and vaccine acceptance.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Strives to Increase Black Physicians by Donating to Historically Black Medical Schools

Inequality in education is one of the most fossilized civil rights issues that one can still witness today. There is a lot of discourse and imbalance found in the unequal funding and lack of federal or state priority within community-driven colleges of color. Recently, there has been meteoric change in social awareness, which is bringing more light to the current state of the educational system for people within the Black Community.