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Diversity and Inclusion

Aligned with Our Mission and a Driver of Excellence

The AAMC's commitment to diversity includes embracing a broader definition of diversity and supporting our members' efforts.

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Teaching Medical Spanish to Improve Population Health Webinar

February 22, 2018 | 1:30-3:00 p.m. ET
This webinar will highlight the impact of patient-provider language concordance on clinical practice and health care delivery in an increasingly diverse population. There will be an extended Q&A session at the end.

Striving Toward Excellence Faculty Diversity in Medical Education

The Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) report, “Striving Toward Excellence: Faculty Diversity in Medical Education,” presents an evolutionary paradigm to increase and support faculty diversity that calls on learning institutions “to develop programs not based solely on the current lack of diversity but rather to eradicate inhibitors of institutional excellence.”

Assessing Change: Evaluating Cultural Competence Education and Training

To help educators identify curricular strategies and evaluation tools for re-use or enhancement, the AAMC commissioned an expert panel to review cultural competence studies that measured learner changes in attitudes, knowledge, and skills.  This guide, which is based on the panel’s findings, provides these resources for educators and researchers.

Reflections on Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine

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In commemoration of Nickens’ legacy, this publication provides a historical overview of diversity and inclusion efforts, presents recent data, and highlights leaders’ perspectives on future directions to advance diversity and inclusion in academic medicine.

Increasing Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce: Actions for Improving Evidence

Increasing Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce

Many universities have developed innovative strategies to increase participation of underrepresented groups in STEM and biomedical science fields. This report reviews existing evidence for university diversity strategies, identifies key research gaps, and proposes concrete research actions to improve the evidence base for successful interventions.

Public Health Pathways

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An online searchable database featuring hundreds of domestic and international public health training opportunities for pre-medical students, medical students, residents, and early career physicians.  

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Diversity Data Snapshots

Diversity Data Snapshots (DDS) is an electronic newsletter containing relevant news sources, data points, and research findings related to diversity in higher education, academic medicine, and health equity.