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Diversity champions: Presentations and resources


Download presentations for students, staff, and the community by Kanya Ferguson, MD, FAAD, Assistant Professor, Dermatology Department, University of Iowa. 

American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP)

LGBTQ resources


Additional references:

1. Pandya AG, Alexis AF, Berger TG, Wintroub BU, Increasing racial and ethnic diversity in dermatology: A call to action, J Am Acad Dermatol 2016; 74: 584-587

2. Advancing Holistic Review Initiative, Association of American Medical Colleges, https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/holisticreview/

3. Making Caring Common Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education, http://mcc.gse.harvard.edu/

4. Cooper LA, Roter DL, Johnson RL, Ford DE, Steinwachs DM, Powe NR. Patient centered communication, ratings of care, and concordance of patient and physician race. Ann Int Med. 2003; 139:907-915

5. Cooper LA, Powe NR. Disparities in patient experiences, health care processes, and outcomes: the role of patient-provider racial, ethnic, and language concordance. Commonwealth Fund; 2004. Accessed December 12, 2015.

6. Komaromy M, Grumbach K, Drake M, et al. The role of black and Hispanic physicians in providing health care for underserved populations. N Engl J Med. 1996; 334:1305-1310

7. Marrast LM, Zallman L, Woolhandler S, Bor DH, McCormick D. Minority physicians’ role in the care of underserved patients: diversifying the physician workforce may be key in addressing health disparities. JAMA Intern Med. 2014; 174: 289-291

8. Okike K, Utuk ME, White AA. Racial and ethnic diversity in orthopedic surgery residency programs. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011; 93:e1072011

9. Bernstein J, Dicaprio MR, Mehta S. The relationship between medical school instruction in musculoskeletal medicine and application rates to orthopedic surgery residency programs. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004; 86:2335-2338

10. Thomas CL. African Americans and women in orthopedic residency: the Johns Hopkins experience. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1999; 362:65-71

11. Saha S. Taking diversity seriously: the merits of increasing minority representation in medicine. JAMA Intern Med. 2014; 174:291-292

12. Thomas B, Manusov EG, Wang A, Livingston H. Contributors of black men’s success in admission to and graduation from medical school. Acad Med. 2011; 86:892-900

13. Imadojemu S, James WD. Increasing African American representation in dermatology. JAMA Dermatol 2016; 15-16

14. Lester J, Wintroub B, Linos E, Disparities in Academic Dermatology, JAMA Dermatol 2016; 152:878-879