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New Report Discusses Lack of Medical Worker Diversity And How To Fix It

Source: American Heart Association News Written By: Michael Merschel Racial and ethnic diversity among medical workers is critical to Americans’ health, but more needs to be done to recruit, train and support those professionals, a new report says. The report, published Thursday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular …

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Violet, The First Cultural Competence Credentialing Platform For Clinicians

PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Violet, the first-ever cultural competence credentialing and upskilling platform for clinicians, announced today that it has raised $4.1M in seed financing, bringing their total raised amount to $5.3M. The round was led by SemperVirens along with industry-leading investors including Northwell …

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Medical Schools Advancing DEI Initiatives

Many medical schools and academic institutions recognize the importance of diversifying the Physician workforce and reducing health disparities. More organizations are establishing strong Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) cultures by implementing DEI committees, curriculum, and more. Most institutions create a Diversity and Inclusion committee/office with appointed officers who oversee and …

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