Bailey Installed in NMA Ceremony

8/6/2012, 10:49 a.m.

Dr. Rahn Bailey (left) being installed as the 113th president of the National Medical Association (NMA) in New Orleans on July 31. As president, Dr. Bailey represents 50,000 African-American physicians. His health policy agenda includes increasing access to care and eliminating health disparities.

As a forensic psychiatrist and head of the Department of Psychiatry at Meharry Medical College, Dr. Bailey will also work to address the need for mental health care for African Americans and veterans./Photo by Neil Hurd