Biomedical Science Ph.D. Career Interest Patterns by Race/Ethnicity and Gender

  title={Biomedical Science Ph.D. Career Interest Patterns by Race/Ethnicity and Gender},
  author={Kenneth D Gibbs and John B McGready and Jessica C. Bennett and Kimberly M. Griffin},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Increasing biomedical workforce diversity remains a persistent challenge. Recent reports have shown that biomedical sciences (BMS) graduate students become less interested in faculty careers as training progresses; however, it is unclear whether or how the career preferences of women and underrepresented minority (URM) scientists change in manners distinct from their better-represented peers. We report results from a survey of 1500 recent American BMS Ph.D. graduates (including 276 URMs) that… CONTINUE READING
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