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.
AAMC, NMA Announce Action Collaborative on Black Men in Medicine
The AAMC and the National Medical Association (NMA) announced a joint effort to convene an Action Collaborative that will address the lack of representation of African American men in medicine.
Call for Applications: AAMC NEXT Award
The AAMC Nurturing Experiences for Tomorrow’s Community Leaders (NEXT) Award provides funding for experiential community-partnered learning opportunities that address COVID-19 inequities or systemic racism. Deadline is Oct. 12.
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.