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Medical schools are reporting record increase in first-year Black students

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, medical schools are reporting a record increase in first-year Black students. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, Black medical student enrollment has increased by 21% in the past year. Currently, African-Americans account for just 5% of the entire physician population nationally, though about 14% …

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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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