Faculty diversity programs in U.S. medical schools and characteristics associated with higher faculty diversity.

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2011-10-15
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Academic Medicine
Summary: 
Purpose: To describe diversity programs for racial and ethnic minority faculty in U.S. medical schools and identify characteristics associated with higher faculty diversity.
 
Method: The authors conducted a cross-sectional survey study of leaders of diversity programs at 106 U.S. MD-granting medical schools in 2010. Main outcome measures included African American and Latino faculty representation, with correlations to diversity program characteristics, minority medical student representation, and state demographics.
Citation: 
Page KR, Castillo-Page L, Wright S. Faculty diversity programs in U.S. medical schools and characteristics associated with higher faculty diversity. Acad Med. 2011 Oct;86(10):1221-8. PMID: 21869663
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Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC