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

@inproceedings{Services2007TheRF,
  title={The Rationale for Diversity in the Health Professions : A Review of the Evidence},
  author={Human Services and Services Administration and Somnath Saha and Scott A Shipman},
  year={2007}
}
  • Human Services, Services Administration, +1 author Scott A Shipman
  • Published 2007
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… CONTINUE READING
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