EARL STEWART, JR., is a physician and native son of the city of Augusta, Georgia, where he grew up and attended public schooling for both his primary and secondary educations. He is a 2005 alumnus of A.R. Johnson Health Sciences and Engineering Magnet High School, where he studied on the Health Sciences curriculum while maintaining a 4.0 grade point average. He is also a 2009 alumnus of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, where he attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (Cum Laude) with a pre-medical focus with minors in Chemistry and Latin. At Mercer, he was a Josiah Penfield Presidential Scholar and served as a member and officer of several organizations and honor societies and accrued many awards for leadership and academic excellence, including being named to the National Dean’s List, Mercer’s President’s and Dean’s Lists, Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, Phi Sigma Iota Honor Society, and Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society.
Dr. Stewart later attended the historic Meharry Medical College’s School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, graduating with multiple honors and commendations in May of 2013. At Meharry, he was a member and leader of several medical student associations and was awarded multiple accolades for academic excellence, professionalism in medicine, humanism, and community service. He is a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Associations and served on the Governor’s Council of the Tennessee State Chapter of the American College of Physicians, as Secretary of the Governing Council of the Tennessee Medical Association-Medical Student Section, as President of the Thomas-Hardy Internal Medicine Society, and as Chaplain of the Meharry Chapter of the 100 Collegiate Black Men and of his medical class. He is also a member of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Honor Society for Humanism in Medicine. He is currently in residency training in Categorical Internal Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of the prestigious Brown University and it’s affiliated hospitals in Providence, Rhode Island, and thereafter will pursue a fellowship in general cardiology. His ultimate career goal is to become a practicing cardiologist in his hometown.