For the Nation’s Health, Medical Schools Must Become More Diverse

May 20, 2016 at 5:57 pm Leave a comment

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In September 1976, I donned a white coat for the first time and began my studies in medicine at Cornell Medical College, as it was then known. Though I am a black man, I did not find myself alone: Nearly 20 percent of my fellow medical students were black or Hispanic. This is remarkable, given that only a decade earlier, there was very little racial or ethnic diversity in medical schools. But today 40 years later we…click here to read more http://chronicle.com/article/For-the-Nation-s-Health/236447

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