Another year of media, awards and accolades for Meharry and Dr. Hildreth

It’s been another busy year of media and recognition for Meharry Medical College and Dr. James Hildreth. Below is a compilation of some of the year’s top media, awards and accolades collected by our associates at FINN Partners.




The Tennessean: How COVID-19 put a spotlight on Meharry Medical College, James Hildreth (January 2021)


The Tennessean: COVID-19 put a spotlight on Meharry Medical College, one of Nashville’s ‘jewels’ (January 2021)


MSNBC: Dr. Hildreth: Gap of trust, supply and access causing racial disparities in COVID vaccinations (January 2021)


The Tennessean: Biden’s COVID-19 task force enlists Dr. James Hildreth, president of Meharry Medical College (February 2021)


Business Insider: The research is in: People who’ve already had COVID-19 need just one shot (April 2021)


Modern Healthcare: The Check Up: Dr. James E.K. Hildreth of Meharry Medical College (April 2021)


WSMV: Mayor’s Office, News4, other TV stations partner host COVID town hall (August 2021)


The Washington Post: Opinion: For the sake of Black people’s health, we’re mandating coronavirus vaccines for all our medical students (August 2021)


Business Insider: The pandemic endgame isn’t here yet. But if we play our cards right, things will start getting better in 2023. (August 2021)


The Washington Post: Monoclonal antibodies are free and effective against covid-19, but few people are getting them (August 2021)


The Washington Post: Here’s what we know about the delta-plus variant (August 2021)


CNN’s Don Lemon: The latest on the Covid-19 pandemic and vaccines (September 2021)


C-SPAN: Dr. James Hildreth on COVID-19 Vaccine Approvals (October 2021)


PBS Newshour: How one city is reaching the unvaccinated (October 2021)


The New York Times: F.D.A. Clears First Coronavirus Vaccine for 5- to 11-Year-Olds (October 2021)


Business Insider: Dr. Fauci says ‘a booster isn’t a luxury’ — think of it as the final step in your COVID-19 vaccine regimen (November 2021)


Business Insider: CDC approves boosters for all vaccinated adults — and says it should be a priority for over-50s (November 2021)


Nashville Scene: Nashvillian of the Year: Dr. James Hildreth | Cover Story (December 2021)




Nashville Scene “Nashvillian of the Year”


Sage Award Honoree


Modern Healthcare 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives


Tennessee Healthcare Hall of Fame Class of 2021


National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) National Leadership Award


Healthcare Leadership Council Redefining Healthcare Award




Webinar: Giving USA 2021 – Campbell & Company


Covid-19 Forum June 2021 – ClassACT HR79




Bloomberg American Health Summit


Belmont Presidential Inauguration


Dr. Wen & Dr. Hildreth – Public Health Leaders Review One City’s Response to Covid-19.


Global Health Action Summit




FDA Vaccine and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Member


House Ways and Means Committee


President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Task Force


Member of the Metro Nashville COVID-19 Task Force


Healthcare Leadership Council