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  • Writer's pictureJennifer N. Simpson

Empowering Futures: Honoring Dr. Kimberly F. Jackson's Legacy in Medicine and Community Care

Join Us in Celebrating Dr. Kimberly F. Jackson Day!

We're thrilled to invite you to celebrate Dr. Kimberly F. Jackson Day, a special day declared by Mayor Bill “Skip” Henderson III on March 25, 2022, in Columbus, Georgia.

As co-owner of Jackson Point of Light Family Medicine, she directly serves patients in Columbus, GA, and Phenix City, providing compassionate, comprehensive care that exemplifies her commitment to the health and wellbeing of her community.

Marking Dr. Kimberly Jackson Day during National Physicians Week holds deep significance. It honors not just any leader but the visionary who initiated National Physicians Week. Dr. Jackson exemplifies dedication, innovation, and leadership within the medical field, her achievements reflecting a broader commitment to uplifting and mentoring others.

As the founder of Physicians Working Together, Dr. Jackson has been instrumental in fostering a culture of collaboration among medical professionals. This nonprofit isn’t just a network; it’s a vital support system for medical students, providing mentorship, support, and scholarships. Dr. Jackson’s contributions have been pivotal in building a robust foundation for healthcare's future, ensuring a well-supported, empowered next generation of physicians.

Dr. Jackson’s influence extends beyond organizational leadership into the literary world with her work, Inspire and Empower with Dr. J. Her book, "The Sun is Rising," not only shares her profound journey and insights but also serves as a beacon of inspiration, urging others to navigate their paths with courage and determination.

The observance of Dr. Kimberly Jackson Day within National Physicians Week is a fitting tribute to her role as both a trailblazer and the week’s founder. It’s a time to acknowledge her remarkable journey as a woman of color in medicine, a sector where she has become a formidable force for positive change. Her dedication to mentoring, supporting, and leading underscores a legacy of hope and progress.

Dr. Jackson's story is a powerful call to action for the medical community and beyond, encouraging us to excel, to uplift one another, and to effect lasting change. In celebrating Dr. Jackson, we're not only acknowledging her incredible legacy but are also reminded of the enduring impact one individual can have on the world.

Discover more about Dr. Jackson's work and her books, which continue to inspire and empower many. Her publications are available for further reading and inspiration at the links below:

Let's honor and celebrate Dr. Kimberly Jackson, a source of inspiration destined to influence many more generations to come.

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