Tag Archives: Race and Ethnicity

OB-GYN Clinical Trials Lack Racial, Ethnic Inclusivity

Source: Northwestern Written By Kristin Samuelson December 21, 2022–All non-white racial and ethnic groups are underrepresented in OB-GYN clinical trials, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. Since clinical trials and scientific publications inform clinical care, failing to report the race and ethnicity of study participants and conducting homogenous, non-representative research …

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AAMC Specialty Report Explores The Choices of America’s Doctors

Source: AAMCNEWS Written By: Patrick Boyle, Senior Staff Writer More women are becoming doctors, doctors of different racial backgrounds are drawn to different areas of practice, and sports medicine continues to grow fastest of all specialties, according to a new report from the AAMC. Interest is booming in sports medicine and interventional …

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Medical Professionals Weigh In On The Importance of Diversity in Health Care

To provide the best possible care for all patients and help minimize racial disparities, medical professionals need to acknowledge and recognize differences among varying populations. Diversity among physicians—pertaining to socioeconomic status, race, gender identity, and so on—is key. Many physicians already recognize that a commitment to diversity is critical, yet …

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