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Diversity & Inclusion

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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.

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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.

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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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Voices of Academic Medicine

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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.