Diversity pertains to the consideration and amplification of attention to urgent topics related to ethnic, racial, and economic minorities. Diversity can also include research that focuses on culture, education, sexual orientation, physical abilities, and socioeconomic status, among others.

Authors: Danbi Lee | Paula Kett | Selina Mohammed | Bianca Frogner | Janice Sabin

Topics: COVID-19, Diversity

May 9, 2023
This article examines providers’ observations of inequitable care delivery towards COVID-19 positive patients who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and/or have disabilities, and identifies ways the health workforce may be contributing to inequitable care.
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Authors: Marsha Regenstein | Yoon Hong Park | Maddie Krips

Topics: Community Health Centers, Diversity, Emerging Models and Innovations

March 23, 2023
This article examines interpreter use in health centers from 2009-2019 and describes models of service delivery commonly used to meet patients’ language needs.
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Authors: Sai Sindhura Gundavarapu | Simona Surdu | Margaret Langelier

Topics: Diversity, Oral Health

January 20, 2023
This article examines the extent of the income gap between male and female dentists and evaluates the impact of their household, personal, and employment characteristics on income differences.
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Authors: India Ornelas | Malaika Schwartz | Janice Sabin | Bianca Frogner

Topics: Diversity, Education and Training

January 17, 2023
The article uses key informant essays with faculty familiar with experiential education programs related to social determinants and health equity for training purposes, as well as to identify best practices and gaps in current models, and to broaden implementation of these programs.
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Authors: Marieke van Eijk | Grace Guenther | Paula Kett | Andrew Jopson | Bianca Frogner | Susan Skillman

Topics: Diversity, Emerging Models and Innovations, Health Workforce Models and Projections

February 23, 2022
This article examines various approaches to train, recruit, and employ doulas, as well as what system-level changes are needed to address health inequities in underserved communities and expand access to birth doula services.
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