Little to no increase in Black or Hispanic men in some medical roles since 2000

Little to no increase in Black or Hispanic men in some medical roles since 2000

There was little to no increase in the percentage of Black or Hispanic men among physicians, surgeons, pharmacists and dentists between 2000 and 2019, according to findings published in JAMA Network Open.“Despite evidence that greater diversity among health care workers may allow them to better care for patients with diverse cultural, social, economic and clinical needs, data are limited on trends in diversity and representativeness of U.S. health care workers by occupation,” Dan P. Ly, MD, PhD, MPP, an assistant professor in the division of general internal medicine and healthRead More

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