Diversity & Inclusion
The AAMC is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We develop strategic initiatives to cultivate a diverse and culturally prepared workforce, advance inclusion excellence, imbue equity-mindedness, and enhance engagement with local communities.
What's New in Diversity & Inclusion
Racism and Health
Explore articles and resources about the complex issues and strategies to combat racism and make health care more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.
Racial Health Disparities: How COVID-19 Magnified a Public Health Emergency
Hear what forces are driving the disparities in health care access and what the academic medicine community can do to address institutional and systemic racism.
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Understanding Intersectionality: Bringing Visibility to the Experiences and Perspectives of Women of Color
The AAMC hosted an informative and powerful webinar that introduced foundational elements of intersectionality theory and created dialogue on how institutions can maintain an intersectional lens as they continue their diversity, equity and inclusion journeys.
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Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Planning Toolkit
This guide provides nine essential tasks to help navigate the diversity and inclusion strategic planning process.
Join us for the 2020 Minority Student Medical Career Fair on Nov. 20
Learn about pathways to becoming a physician or medical researcher, medical preparation resources and programs, financial services, and much more, all from the comfort of your home!
Community Engagement at the AAMC: Highlights from 2020
The AAMC is committed to making a greater social impact in the District through its philanthropic efforts, employee volunteerism, and innovative programming. Through partnerships with community organizations, we advance educational opportunities, promote health equity, and respond to our neighbors’ needs.
Professional Development Resources
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leadership development and training
- Register for a training opportunity
- Healthcare Executive Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program (HEDIC)
- Grant Writers Coaching Group for NIH Awards
- Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
- Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar
- Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
- Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
- Unconscious Bias Train-the-Trainer Program for the Health Professions
Voices of Academic Medicine
MedEdPORTAL: Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity
Our collection of diversity, inclusion and health equity resources.
Academic Medicine: Justice, Disparities, and Meeting the Needs of Our Most Vulnerable Populations
Our collection of articles about how to eliminate inequities in care received by vulnerable and underserved populations.