Use a Medical School Diversity Statement to Shine
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Medicine, not unlike other professions, does not reflect the country's diversity. Only 6 percent of practicing physicians are African-American, Hispanic or Native American, even though these races comprise 25 percent of United States citizens. Health care aspires to be unbiased; however, the abundance of evidence belies that there are racial disparities in health outcomes due to access to care and unconscious bias.
Last Updated June 13, 2018