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' diversity and inclusion efforts within the following portfolios:
Featured Resources and Programs
October 30, 2013
In this third issue of our annual report, the Diversity Policy and Programs (DPP) unit of the AAMC is proud to share a summary of our latest projects, publications, and partnerships. Collectively, this work serves as our contribution to building capacity within the academic medicine community to realize the vision of diversity and inclusion as drivers of institutional excellence.
Read the 2013 DPP Annual Report
July 20, 2012
The AAMC is proud to announce the Healthcare Executive Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program, an intensive academic program of diversity education specifically designed to develop the competencies leaders need to drive diversity as a core component of excellence in health care.
July 15, 2013
In collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) and DataStar, the AAMC announces the release of the Diversity Engagement Survey. The DES is 22 items long and can be administered to students, faculty, and staff. There is a minimal response burden, and the rich analyses will allow institutions to develop a meaningful inclusion scorecard that characterizes their progress toward creating an inclusive work environment.
November 5, 2012
This publication provides a compendium of detailed statistical information on race and ethnicity and gender in medical education in the United States for the 2011 academic year as well as nearly a decade's worth of trending information for select topics.
October 26, 2012
This monograph—the result of a 2012 meeting of diversity experts in academic medicine hosted by the AAMC and the American Hospital Association Institute for Diversity in Health Management—represents the latest thinking on how to craft effective chief diversity officer (CDO) roles in healthcare organizations.
Academic Medicine: December 2011
December 8, 2011
A new paradigm for diversity and inclusion is emerging. Dubbed Diversity 3.0, this paradigm reflects diversity's deepening relevance to high-performing organization and systems.
January 30, 2012
This short video shines a spotlight on the social determinants of health and how they shape an individual’s opportunity for quality health and healthcare.
- A Leader's Role in Addressing LGBT Health
- Practical Applications of the Diversity Engagement Survey Webinar
- Urban Universities for HEALTH
- Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar
- Learning Lab on Unconscious Bias
- Diversity in Medical Education: Facts & Figures 2012
Diversity 3.0 Learning Series
The Diversity 3.0 Learning Series is a new online video series on a range of diversity and inclusion topics of interest to medical school faculty, administrators, leadership, and health care professionals.
Herbert W. Nickens Awards
Recognizes individuals who are advancing educational, societal, and health care needs of minorities.