Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Medicine: Why It Matters and How do We Achieve It?

Kari M. Rosenkranz, Tania K. Arora, Paula M. Termuhlen, Steven C. Stain, Subhasis Misra, Daniel Dent, Valentine Nfonsam

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Abstract

Diversifying the medical work force is critical to reducing health care disparity and improving patient outcomes. This manuscript offers a comprehensive review of best practices to improve both the recruitment and the retention of underrepresented minorities in training programs and beyond.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1058-1065
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of surgical education
Volume78
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2021
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2020 Association of Program Directors in Surgery

Keywords

  • Diversity
  • Equity
  • Inclusion
  • Recruitment
  • Underrepresented minority
  • retention

PubMed: MeSH publication types

  • Journal Article
  • Review

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