Tag: diversity

Tag: diversity

Diversifying the Health Care Workforce: Providers & Students Share Stories of Triumph & Struggle
June 7, 2022 The Latest, Workforce Development LPOC Organization

Diversifying the health care workforce is key to achieving health equity. California Health Care Foundation has released a video sharing stories from two providers, a medical student, and a nursing student about the obstacles they have encountered in their training and professions, as well as their ideas for attracting and retaining Black and Latinx people in medicine and nursing.

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Meet Dreamer Edgar Velázquez – Navigating Daunting Challenges On Way To Med School
August 27, 2020 Diversity, Immigrants, Students, The Latest LPOC Organization

Edgar Velázquez has taken an unconventional route to medical school.

His story begins in Mexico, where a ruined economy forced his parents to flee their beloved colonial hometown and move to the United States, leaving their children behind.

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Changes in Racial/Ethnic Representation in US Medical School Matriculants
September 24, 2019 Diversity, The Latest LPOC Organization

Even with recent efforts to increase diversity among physicians, there is a deficiency in black, Hispanic, and American Indian or Alaskan Native representation in medical school matriculants, according to a recent article published in JAMA Network Open.

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Physician Diversity Reduces Health Disparities
March 31, 2015 Recent Reports, The Latest LPOC Organization

“Immigration Policies and the U.S. Medical Education System: A Diverse Physician Workforce to Reduce Health Disparities” By Efrain Talamantes, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.H.P.M. and Gerardo Moreno, M.D., M.S.H.S. In the last

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