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Virginia Commonwealth University requires personal ‘diversity declarations’ for faculty, documents say

EXCLUSIVE – JThe faculty hiring process at Virginia Commonwealth University and its medical school requires applicants to provide a statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion that is considered in their application, according to new documents. In a series of survey questions from the Association of American Medical Colleges that sought to discern various …

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Congress should seize this opportunity to correct the diversity of clinical trials

Recently, Congress missed a crucial opportunity to ensure that new drugs are tested in diverse patient populations. Ahead of its Sept. 30 expiration and despite bipartisan support for policies to improve clinical trial diversity, lawmakers passed a “clean” FDA user fee reauthorization bill stripped of public health provisions. needed to advance a more equitable clinical …

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Ethics, increasing diversity in medical faculties

Ethics, increasing diversity in medical faculties

Photo: ER Productions Limited/Getty Images The number of black, Hispanic and female applicants and enrollees continued to rise at US medical schools in the 2022-23 academic year, according to new data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. This year, the number of medical school applicants has returned to pre-pandemic levels, after data from the …

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Mental Health and the Future of Diversity and Inclusion: A Discussion with Gen Z

Mental Health and the Future of Diversity and Inclusion: A Discussion with Gen Z

During the pandemic, younger generations have faced a mental health crisis. What to expect … [+] from the perspective of future generations on diversity and inclusion? retrorocket via Shutterstock.com This is the fifth part of a six part series. “We are in a huge mental health crisis… a real one.” Tony Ortiz, Ph.D., Founder, Principal …

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Doctor warns ‘woke’ agenda is gaining a foothold in medical schools: ‘Diversity above merit’

A recent study by the Association of American Medical Colleges shows that diversity, equity and inclusion policies have taken a prominent place in American medical schools, and a medical expert told Fox News Digital that this raises a serious risk to the quality of care and freedom of expression. “Medical schools are devoting more and …

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Next Woman Up: Alexandra Cancio-Bello, inaugural class member of the NFL Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative

Next Woman Up: Alexandra Cancio-Bello, inaugural class member of the NFL Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative

How did you become a member of the NFL Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline initiative? I received an email from Howard University stating that they are partnering with the NFL for a once-in-a-lifetime orthopedic rotation. Otherwise, how better to learn orthopedics than football? So I applied and they told me that I had been accepted …

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Next Woman Up: Alexandra Cancio-Bello, inaugural class member of the NFL Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative

Next Woman Up: Alexandra Cancio-Bello, inaugural class member of the NFL Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative

How did you become a member of the NFL Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline initiative? I received an email from Howard University stating that they are partnering with the NFL for a once-in-a-lifetime orthopedic rotation. Otherwise, how better to learn orthopedics than football? So I applied and they told me that I had been accepted …

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Amid tech layoffs, executives suddenly weigh controversial diversity initiatives

Amid tech layoffs, executives suddenly weigh controversial diversity initiatives

By Virginie Van Zandt The drama and division that has plagued school boards over the past year could come to medical schools next time around – as the medical school grading team battles with dissident professors and groups of activists about diversity and inclusion initiatives. As corporate executives consider hiring freezes and layoffs — even …

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Study: Ophthalmology residency programs in the United States rank last for diversity

Study: Ophthalmology residency programs in the United States rank last for diversity

A UC Davis Health study1 On the racial and ethnic makeup of residency programs in the United States, ophthalmology programs rank last in recruiting underrepresented minority groups compared to other specialties. “We know from previous research that a diverse physician workforce that reflects our patient population can lead to reduced health care disparities, better access …

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USC Receives $2.9 Million Diversity in Regenerative Medicine Grant - Daily Trojan

USC Receives $2.9 Million Diversity in Regenerative Medicine Grant – Daily Trojan

Students chat with professors from the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC. COMPASS students will have access to a board of mentors from underrepresented backgrounds. (Photo courtesy of Chris Shinn) In September, USC received a $2.9 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to establish …

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