Programs

The various programs that Sinkler Miller has to offer

5 To Stay Alive

5 To Stay Alive

This program is to promote and encourage the community to be healthy. It emphasizes the 5 things you should know to stay healthy. Doctors will come and speak about the program. If you are interested in having a Sinkler-Miller physician speak to your organization or at an event, please contact us.

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PMF Doctors on Board

PMF Doctors on Board

Every year, SMMA Doctors participate in the Physicians Medical Forum “Doctors On Board Program” which is an innovative and exciting opportunity for African American students who are pre-med students, college/university & community college students and high school seniors to experience a rare snapshot of what it takes to

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Scholarship Dinner & Dance

Scholarship Dinner & Dance

Proceeds will support medical education scholarships and programs for African American medical students, residents, nursing and high school students who are pursuing careers to become physicians and healthcare providers.

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Stories

Check out our success stories from members

Dr. Ellamae Simmons

Dr. Ellamae Simmons

Dr. Ellamae Simmons was born March 26, 1918, and is an icon in the history of the United States and American Medicine.  She dreamed at an early age of becoming a physician while growing up in Mt. Vernon, Ohio.  Her journey was long and complicated by a Jim Crow system of racism, and later sexism. [...]

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Holiday party to honor the children in our community

Holiday party to honor the children in our community

Inside our committment to empower our community, SMMA is committed to empowering the children.  They are our future.  Our future is often shaped by life events and what we say to ourselves as a result of those events.  Each life event and the impact it has on a child can either limit or expand what [...]

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Letter from the President

Letter from the President

As the newly elected president for 2016-2017, I want to acknowledge each and every member of Sinkler Miller Medical Association for your continued support of the organization over the past 33 years. Without you there would be no organization. Without your support, the mission of Sinkler Miller Medical Association would be nothin

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Coal measure in Oakland gets defeated

Coal measure in Oakland gets defeated

Sinkler Miller Medical Association (SMMA) was contacted by one of our members, Dr. Muntu Davis, Department Director and County Health Officer, on behalf of The No Coal in Oakland organization in February 2016 requesting our support to join the fight to keep coal from coming through Oakland. The proposed means of transportation w

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News

All of the latest happenings and news from Sinkler Miller Medical Foundation

New Story Posted About Dr. Ellamae Simmons

New Story Posted About Dr. Ellamae Simmons

Be sure to check out the new story that we just posted about Dr. Ellamae Simmons. Her story of triumph and overcoming all odds is a

New Story Posted About Dr. Ellamae Simmons September, 2016
Dr. Mike Charles to speak about his book, Too Big to Hide, Too Dark to Blend In

Dr. Mike Charles to speak about his book, Too Big to Hide, Too Dark to Blend In

Dr. Michael Charles, SMMA member and one of our past presidents will speak about his recently published book, Too Big to Hide, Too Dark to

Dr. Mike Charles to speak about his book, Too Big to Hide, Too Dark to Blend In September, 2016
Should I Take a Vitamin D Supplement?

Should I Take a Vitamin D Supplement?

Recently, new studies have questioned whether patients should take a vitamin D supplement to prevent osteoporosis.  In the United States, many of us do not

Should I Take a Vitamin D Supplement? August, 2016
National Medical Association Honors Sinkler Miller Medical Association

National Medical Association Honors Sinkler Miller Medical Association

Sinkler Miller Medical Association was honored to receive the Small Society of the Year Award for 2016.  Dr. Joy Foster, President, accepted the award at

National Medical Association Honors Sinkler Miller Medical Association August, 2016
33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit

33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit

Sinkler Miller Medical Association will host its 33rd annual scholarship benefit on Saturday October 22, 2016 at the Greek Ascencion Community Center in Oakland, California.

33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit July, 2016

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