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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.

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.

The Role of the Chief Diversity Officer in Academic Health Centers

The Role of the Chief Diversity Officer in Academic Health Centers

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.

Diversity 3.0: A Necessary Systems Upgrade

Academic Medicine: December 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.

Roadmap to Diversity and Educational Excellence: Key Legal and Educational Policy Foundations for Medical Schools

Roadmap to Diversity and Educational Excellence is designed to help medical schools establish and implement institution-specific, diversity-related policies that will advance their core educational goals with minimal legal risk.

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 (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.