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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Stories

The AAD’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative helps ensure underrepresented medical students receive opportunities encouraging them to join the specialty, ultimately helping to increase diversity in dermatology.

Learn more about the impact of this initiative by reading the stories below.

Starling Tolliver, MD
Mentorship can help solidify a decision for medicine

For Starling Tolliver, MD, dermatology provided an opportunity to help her community.

Kala Hurst, DO
Mentorship helped the match

Having a mentor helped Kala S. Hurst, DO, become a dermatology resident.

Brittani Remé
Participation in mentorship programs is important

Support of mentors keeps Brittani Remé, MS, motivated to become a dermatologist.

Kandice Bailey, MD
Mentorship encourages dream of dermatology

Support and mentorship led to Kandice Bailey, MD, fulfilling her dream of becoming a dermatologist.

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The AAD’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiative aims to foster diversity in the dermatology specialty and increase dermatological services to underserved populations. Learn more about this impact, and how you can get involved.

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