Category Archives: Health Workforce Diversity: Who is Underrepresented

Association of American Medical Colleges: Altering the Course – Black Males in Medicine

This “clarion call” from the Association of American Medical Colleges is directed to leaders across the education continuum, from kindergarten through professional school, to rise to the challenge of increasing the number of black males in medicine and to recognize the … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Plan for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Health

This  plan contains the measurable objectives that the Department of Health and Human Services will pursue to raise the visibility of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) health issues, health care, and human services disparities. This plan is … Continue reading

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White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Winning the Future

The White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders has issued a summary of federal department and agency plans to achieve the Initiative’s goal, “to improve the quality of life and opportunities for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders through … Continue reading

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Resources to Advance Patient-Centeredness and Health Equity

I have compiled key publications and resources on some current topics in health care policy.  Below are descriptions of the key topic areas, which also can be accessed using the menu on the right side of this page. Health Care … Continue reading

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Association of American Medical Colleges: Definition of Underrepresented in Medicine

In 2003, the Association of American Medical Colleges adopted an updated definition of “underrepresented in medicine” for the purposes of ensuring diversity in medical school admissions and faculty hiring and promotion programs.  This more flexible definition replaces a categorial definition … Continue reading

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Association of American Medical Colleges: Recommendations to Address the Needs of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Students and Patients

These joint recommendations from the Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Student Affairs and Organization of Student Representatives outline steps for medical schools and their affiliated health care services to address issues of sexual orientation and gender identity in … Continue reading

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National Coalition for LBGT Health: Health Care Workforce

This issue brief from the National Coalition for LGBT Health makes recommendations for implementing provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to address health care workforce needs for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and communities.  This work by … Continue reading

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