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For the Present and Future African and Caribbean Doctor


Promoting diversity in medicine, widening aspirations and aiding career progression.

Melanin Medics is a non-profit charitable organisation for the present and future African and Caribbean doctor.


Our focus is on supporting African and Caribbean aspiring medics, medical students and doctors in the UK who have been found to face a number of challenges on their career journeys.


Melanin Medics has been focused to implement positive solutions which will help to overcome underrepresentation and socio-economic barriers in Medicine.

For future medics

Find out how we can help you with your medicine application through helpful tips, specific programmes and more.

For medical students

Connect with Medical Students from all across the UK and benefit from useful resources and opportunities to help you on your career journey.

For doctors

We provide exciting networking opportunities and many ways for you to give back to the next generation of African and Caribbean doctors.



of successful medicine applicants in 2019


medical students and doctors in our Network


young people reached


A huge thank you to this platform, seeing all the motivational posts helped me a lot throughout the past two years and all the blog posts especially from those who went through the graduate route really pushed me to keep going and not give up!! After finishing university and not getting in to finally getting two offers at graduate level this year. I’m so overwhelmed with happiness and really thankful to this platform and everyone who is affiliated with it .

- Incoming Postgraduate Medical Student

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Help us make a difference

We would love for you to be part of the Melanin Medics story. If you believe in our vision, help us expand our impact so that we can equip young people, support African and Caribbean medics and positively affect our community.

Find out more about how you can become part of our mission of promoting diversity in medicine, widening aspirations and aiding career progression.

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