AMA president-elect: ‘We cannot back down’ from promoting diversity in medical schools

As the Supreme Court prepares to rule on race-conscious admissions policies at universities, the AMA adopted a new policy of its own that recognizes the importance of considering race in admissions to diversify the workforce.According to the AMA, the Supreme Court is expected to make a decision this month on two affirmative action cases that the association said could dissolve efforts to increase the number of medical school students from underrepresented populations. The plaintiff in both cases, Students for Fair Admissions, is suing Harvard University and the University of North Carolina,Read More