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The right thing to do, the smart thing to do : enhancing diversity in the health professions : summary of the Symposium on Diversity in Health Professions in honor of Herbert W. Nickens, M.D. / Brian D. Smedley [and others].

Contributor(s): Nickens, Herbert W | Smedley, Brian D | Institute of Medicine (U.S.) | Symposium on Diversity in Health Professions in Honor of Herbert W. Nickens, M.D (2001 : National Academy of Sciences)Material type: TextTextPublication details: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press : Institute of Medicine, ©2001. Description: 1 online resource (x, 366 pages) : illustrations, charts (some color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0309509955; 9780309509954; 9780309076142; 0309076145Subject(s): Medical personnel -- Recruiting -- United States -- Congresses | Diversity in the workplace -- United States -- Congresses | Health Personnel -- United States -- Congresses | Cultural Diversity -- United States -- Congresses | Personnel Selection -- United States -- Congresses | Personnel Selection | Cultural Diversity | Congresses | United States | Health Personnel | Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services | Culture | Publication Formats | Personnel Management | North America | Occupational Groups | Publication Characteristics | Organization and Administration | Sociology | Delivery of Health Care | Americas | Anthropology, Cultural | Persons | Anthropology | Geographic Locations | Health Services Administration | Named Groups | Social Sciences | Geographicals | Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Human Resources & Personnel Management | Diversity in the workplace | Medical personnel -- Recruiting | United States | Medical Professional Practice | Medicine | Health & Biological SciencesGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Right thing to do, the smart thing to do.DDC classification: 331.11/43 LOC classification: R690 | .R54 2001ebNLM classification: 2002 A-325 | W 21Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
The Right thing to do, the smart thing to do: enhancing diversity in the health professions -- The Role of diversity in the training of health professionals -- Increasing racial and ethnic diversity among physicians: an intervention to address health disparities -- Current legal status of affirmative action programs in higher education -- College admission policies and the educational pipeline: implications for medical and health professions -- Toward diverse student representation and higher achievement in higher levels of the American educational meritocracy -- Trends in underrepresented minority participation in health professions schools -- Inequality in teaching and schooling: how opportunity is rationed to students of color in America -- Lost opportunities: the difficult journey to higher education for underrepresented minority students -- Systemic reform and minority student high achievement -- Sustaining minorities in prehealth advising programs -- Rethinking the admissions process: evaluation techniques that promote inclusiveness in admissions decisions -- How do we retain minority health professions students?
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The Right thing to do, the smart thing to do: enhancing diversity in the health professions -- The Role of diversity in the training of health professionals -- Increasing racial and ethnic diversity among physicians: an intervention to address health disparities -- Current legal status of affirmative action programs in higher education -- College admission policies and the educational pipeline: implications for medical and health professions -- Toward diverse student representation and higher achievement in higher levels of the American educational meritocracy -- Trends in underrepresented minority participation in health professions schools -- Inequality in teaching and schooling: how opportunity is rationed to students of color in America -- Lost opportunities: the difficult journey to higher education for underrepresented minority students -- Systemic reform and minority student high achievement -- Sustaining minorities in prehealth advising programs -- Rethinking the admissions process: evaluation techniques that promote inclusiveness in admissions decisions -- How do we retain minority health professions students?

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