Speaker: ‘Timing could not be better’ to boost diversity in health care

Contending that diversity among health care professionals is essential to providing the highest quality of care, a speaker at the American Society of Transplant Surgeons Winter Symposium outlined challenges and strategies for improvement.“Increasing diversity does not by itself increase effectiveness,” Anthony C. Watkins, MD, a transplant surgeon at NYU Langone Medical Center, said during a virtual presentation. “What matters is how an organization harnesses diversity and whether it’s willing to reshape its power structure. Fortunately, timing could not be better toRead More

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