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The Rationale for Diversity in the Health Professions : A Review of the Evidence

  title={The Rationale for Diversity in the Health Professions : A Review of the Evidence},
  author={Somnath Saha and Scott A. Shipman},
Several racial and ethnic minority groups and people from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds are significantly underrepresented among health professionals in the United States. Underrepresented minority (URM) groups have traditionally included African-Americans, Mexican Americans, Native Americans, and mainland Puerto Ricans. Numerous public and private programs aim to remedy this underrepresentation by promoting the preparedness and resources available to minority and… 

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