VIDEO: Representation in medicine fails to reflect diversifying US population

VIDEO: Representation in medicine fails to reflect diversifying US population

Representation of individuals underrepresented in academic medicine is further away from reflecting the U.S. population today than it was in 2000, according to findings published in The New England Journal of Medicine.“Despite previous calls to action, we are now sounding the alarm, as our country inches closer to a ‘majority minority’ nation of persons who need a more representative physician workforce,” Sophia C. Kamran, MD, a radiation oncologist at Massachusetts General Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School, and colleagues wrote.Kamran and colleagues comparedRead More