ADVANCING THE CONVERSATION ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY,
AND INCLUSION IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND BEYOND

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Healthcare Accrediting Agencies Strive to Align Standards with Sector’s Inherent Diversity

Institutional accreditation is a voluntary, peer-review process that assures the public that an institution provides a quality education. Programmatic accreditation, on the other hand,...

Health Professions CDO Roundtable

INSIGHT Into Diversity recently spoke with the chief diversity officers of the country’s leading medical, dental, and veterinary higher education organizations about their roles...

INSIGHT Welcomes Institute for Diversity in Health Management as New Partner

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is pleased to announce it is partnering with the nonprofit Institute for Diversity in Health Management. The Institute works to expand...

INSIGHT Welcomes NAMME as New Partner

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is proud to announce its partnership with the nonprofit National Association of Medical Minority Educators, Inc. (NAMME). Established in 1975 to...

First Impressions: Program Helps Prepare Undergrads for Dental School

The relative lack of minorities in the dental profession never deterred Devin Stewart, who is African American, from pursuing his dream of becoming a...

Interprofessional Education and Holistic Admissions Are Key to the Future of Healthcare...

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented in 2014, an estimated 10 million more people in the U.S. gained access to healthcare. But...

Louisville School of Medicine Tackles LGBT Health Disparity with Competency Training

Photos courtesy of Tom Fougerousse and University of Louisville At the University of Louisville School of Medicine, preparing students to provide the best quality care...

UCSF Delivers on Its Commitment to Diversity

Students at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine have made it their mission to connect underrepresented and disadvantaged youth to...

Student Group Addresses Role of Spirituality in Medicine

In dealing with a health crisis, patients will often turn to their religious beliefs and practices to help them cope. Yet many physicians and...

Graduate Medical Education: The Gateway to Diversity in the Physician Workforce

  Landmark reports, including the Sullivan Commission’s “Missing Persons: Minorities in the Health Professions” and the Institute of Medicine’s “Unequal Treatment” and “GME That Meets...