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Altering the Course: Black Males in Medicine

Black Males in Medicine cover While many initiatives and programs supported by foundations, medical schools, and government have contributed to increasing diversity in the physician pipeline, there is one major demographic group that has reversed its progress in applying to medical school: black males. This report captures the major themes from the interviews and highlights research and data from various sources to build the narrative to understand these trends and find broad-based solutions to alter the trends for black men


A Resource for Medical Educators: Implementing Curricular and Institutional Climate Changes to Improve Health Care for Individuals Who Are LGBT, Gender Nonconforming, or Born with DSD

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The Advisory Committee on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Sex Development (Axis) authored this groundbreaking publication which offers the first evidence and best practices-based recommendations to train physicians to assess and interact more effectively with patients who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), gender nonconforming (GNC), or born with differences of sex development (DSD). The publication identifies 30 competencies medical school students should master to responsibly care for LGBT and DSD patients.



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.



Assessing Institutional Culture and Climate

Assessing Institutional Culture

This multimedia webcast, created in collaboration with experts in the field of institutional culture, walks participants through the Diversity 3.0 Framework, explains what elements should be included in a comprehensive assessment of institutional culture and climate, and provides examples of how institutions might best utilize their findings to effect change.



External Resources

How do other organizations address diversity and inclusion? What types of diversity and inclusion training and workshops are available? The following external resources vary by field and business sector and may provide insight on how to improve and implement diversity and inclusion initiatives at your institution.


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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.