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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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Beyond the Bedside: Social Determinants of Health Curriculum and Assessment in the Health Professions

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This webinar, co-sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing ( AACN External Link), highlights integrated curriculum models from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and The George Washington University School of Nursing that are used to assess learners’ knowledge and application of the social determinants of health. (90 min.)


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.