Closer Look with Rose Scott

Morehouse School of Medicine President & CEO on leading the institution, pushing for maternal health equity, and diversifying the health care workforce

September 7, 2023

For a special edition of “Closer Look,” in a one-on-one conversation, on the campus of Morehouse School of Medicine, Rose talks with Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice. The medical school’s sixth president and first woman leader, talks with Scott about her journey to becoming an infertility specialist and researcher, the importance of women having access to reproductive health care, and MSM’s delivery of care initiative. She also talks about her top goals for the institution and ongoing efforts to diversify the health care workforce.

Plus, for the second part of the interview, President Rice leads Scott on a tour around MSM’s campus. Rice discusses the history behind school landmarks and shares details about the school’s recent decision to honor the late baseball giant Hank Aaron with a bridge and plaza.

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