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
Deadline Extended: Herbert W. Nickens Awards
The Herbert W. Nickens Awards are given to junior faculty, medical students, and other exemplars who promote social justice and address inequity in medical education and health care. The nomination deadline has been extended to April 15, 2020 for the Nickens Award and April 24, 2020 for the Faculty Fellowship and Medical Student Scholarship awards.
Restorative Justice in Academic Medicine Request for Applications
The AAMC has partnered with David Karp, PhD, Professor and Director of the University of San Diego Center for Restorative Justice (RJ) to develop and pilot RJ practices within five academic medical institutions. The pilot aims to train academic medical institutions to incorporate the practice of RJ in addressing harm. The goal is to improve campus life and interactions between various groups.
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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.