Watchdog Organization Sues Medical Association Over Race-Based Scholarship

Do No Harm (DNH), an organization that spotlights racial discrimination in health care institutions, has filed a lawsuit against the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), alleging that the organization disqualifies white students from its scholarship program based on their race.

“The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians is given the important responsibility of training America’s first responders,” said Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, chairman of DNH. “Like all aspects of healthcare, training the best and brightest to provide the best care for patients should be the primary concern of all medical organizations, not the skin color of an EMT. First responders and all medical professionals should be given opportunities, training, and scholarships on the basis of merit.”

DNH had the lawsuit filed on behalf of one of its members—named “Member A” in the suit—who meets the criteria for the financial needs the scholarship would fulfill if it weren’t for her being white, a factor that disqualifies her from applying.

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