Elorm Avakame

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IMPORTANCE Diversity initiatives have increased at US medical schools to address underrepresentation of minority faculty. OBJECTIVE To assess associations between minority faculty development programs at US medical schools and underrepresented minority faculty representation, recruitment, and promotion. DESIGN Secondary analysis of the Association of(More)
PURPOSE To update the information available on the number and type of faculty diversity programs at U.S. MD-degree-granting medical schools. METHOD The authors conducted an environmental scan of the 124 MD-degree-granting medical schools included in the 2010 Faculty Roster. They interviewed key informants in the faculty affairs and/or minority affairs(More)
Importance Firearm homicide is a leading cause of injury death in the United States, and there is considerable debate over the effectiveness of firearm policies. An analysis of the effectiveness of firearm laws on firearm homicide is important to understand optimal policies to decrease firearm homicide in the United States. Objective To evaluate the(More)
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