Diversity Enhancement

Beyond Cultural Competence: Critical Consciousness, Social Justice, and Multicultural Education

In response to the Liaison Committee on Medical Education mandate that medical education must address both the needs of an increasingly diverse society and disparities in health care, medical schools...

Race, Disadvantage and Faculty Experiences in Academic Medicine

Background: Despite compelling reasons to draw on the contributions of under-represented minority (URM) faculty members, US medical schools lack these faculty, particularly in leadership and senior roles. Objective: The study’s...

Increasing Racial/Ethnic Diversity 
in Nursing to Reduce Health Disparities and Achieve Health Equity

As nursing continues to advance health care in the 21st century, the current shift in demographics, coupled with the ongoing disparities in health care and health outcomes, will warrant our...

SocMed and EqualHealth: Educating Beyond the Biologic Basis of Disease

In both the SocMed Uganda and Haiti courses, students share objects that represent their culture, providing a unique space for reflection and intimate dialogue on personal history and context. Health...