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I AM ABEL FOUNDATION

TOP DOCS AND HOT SHOTS 3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT FOR CHICAGO AREA 5TH - 8TH GRADE BOYS WITH SOME OF CHICAGO'S FINEST MEN IN MEDICINE!

COME HOOP WITH CHICAGO'S TOP DOCS, RESIDENTS, MEDICAL STUDENTS AND HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

The Disappearance Of Black Men From Medicine

The numbers don't lie. Black men in medicine are disappearing at an alarming rate. There are now literally fewer black men practicing medicine than in 1970. There is an incredible need for minorities in medicine to tackle the massive physician shortage anticipated for 2025 that will hit vulnerable communities hardest. Many kids do not believe they are capable of doing the work, especially our young boys. There are many reasons for this fallacy. I AM ABEL FOUNDATION and IMPACT BASKETBALL, however, are partnering to provide a solution!

With help from some SUPER COOL doctors and healthcare leaders like YOU, we will introduce the joy of medicine to young, impressionable 5th-8th grade Chicago area boys over a game of this city's most beloved sport: Basketball.

Students on teams of 4 (3 +1) will enjoy a guarantee of 3 games. The winners will advance into the competition and when prizes. There will be food, prizes, giveaways and a lunch time panel discussion with a few "black men in white coats" who will be present to "dispel the myth." Enjoy a demonstration on CPR or techniques on how to STOP THE BLEED while your team waits!

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