Further reading on topics about diversity and inclusion. 

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General Information on Diversity and Inclusion

Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation, 2015

Diversity and Inclusion: The Reality

About Medical School and Diversity

Student Body Racial and Ethnic Composition and Diversity-Related Outcomes in US Medical Schools, Journal of the American Medical Association, September 2008

The Case for Diversity in the Health Care Workforce, Health Affairs, 21, no. 5, 2002

Why Do Faculty Leave? Reasons for Attrition of Women and Minority Faculty, The Journal of Women's Health, September 2008

The Experience of Minority Faculty Who Are Underrepresented in Medicine, at 26 Representative U.S. Medical Schools, Academic Medicine, July 2013

Innovative Approaches to Promote a Culturally Competent, Diverse Health Care Workforce in an Institution Serving Hispanic Students, Academic Medicine, December 2013

Raising the Bar on Achieving Racial Diversity in Higher Education: The United States Supreme Court's Decision in Fisher v University of Texas, Academic Medicine, December 2013

Racial and Ethnic Minority Medical Students' Perception of and Interest in Careers in Academic Medicine, Academic Medicine, September 2013

Building Diversity in a Complext Academic Health Center, Academic Medicine, September 2013

A Novel Enrichment Program Using Cascading Mentorship to Increase Diversity in the Health Care Professions, Academic Medicine, September 2013

Do Racial and Ethnic Group Difference in Performance on the MCAT Exam Reflect Test Bias? Academic Medicine, May 2013

Improving Diversity Through Strategic Planning: A 10-Year (2002-2012) Experience at the Medical University of South Carolina, Academic Medicine, November 2012

About Minorities in Medicine and Science

African American doctor

Dimensions of Diversity and Perception of Having Learned From Individuals from Different Backgrounds: The Particular Importance of Racial Diversity, Academic Medicine, July 2015

Minorities in Medicine: An Ethnic and Cultural Challenge for Physician Training, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2005

The Case for Black Doctors, The New York Times, 2015

The Experience of Minority Faculty Who Are Underrepresented in Medicine, Academic Medicine, 2013

Underrepresented Minority Faculty in Academic Medicine: A Systematic Review of URM Faculty Development, Family Medicine, 2014

The Experiences of Underrepresented Minority Faculty in Schools of Medicine, Medical Education Online, 2014

Addressing Disparities in Academic Medicine: What of the Minority Tax? BioMed Central Medical Education, 2015

New Century Scholars: A Mentorship Program to Increase Workforce Diversity in Academic Pediatrics, Academic Medicine, July 2015

Mentoring Programs for Underrepresented Minority Faculty in Academic Medical Centers: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Academic Medicine, April 2013

"URM Candidates Are Encouraged to Apply": A National Study to Identify Effective Strategies to Enhance Racial and Ethnic Faculty Diversity in Academic Departments of Medicine, Academic Medicine, March 2013

Assessing the Evolving Definition of Underrepresented Minority and Its Application in Academic Medicine, Academic Medicine, January 2013

The Long, Winding Road: One University's Quest for Minority Health Care Professionals and Services, Academic Medicine, November 2012

Levi Watkins, 70, Dies; Pioneering Heart Surgeon Pushed Civil Rights, The New York Times, April 2015

A Silent Curriculum, The Journal of the American Medical Association, May 19 2015

About Women in Medicine and Science

Women academic medicine

Non-Traditional Careers for Women

Addressing Disparities in Academic Medicine Moving Forward, The Journal of the American Medical Association, September 2015

Sharing the Pain of Women in Medicine, The New York Times, November 2012

Productivity or Sexism? from Inside Higher Ed

Women in Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, September 2015

Women Doctors are Undervalued and Underpaid, The Guardian, March 2015

About LGBT in Medicine and Science

Reflections on Marriage Equality, The Annals of Internal Medicine, 19 January 2016

LGBT Education in Medical School: Are We Being Adequately Prepared? LGBT Medicatl Education Research Group, presentation.