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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: 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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Authors: Marieke van Eijk | Paula Kett | Lillian Prueher | Bianca Frogner | Grace Guenther

Topics: Diversity, Emerging Models and Innovations, Staffing

February 17, 2022
This article examines the navigator profession to better understand the equity work they do, the training and skills required, and the Navigator Program-based challenges they face.
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Authors: Margaret Langelier | Simona Surdu | Sai Sindhura Gundavarapu | Shabnam Seyedzadeh Sabounchi

Topics: Diversity, Oral Health

January 11, 2022
This report describes the personal, practice, and family characteristics of dentists by gender and discusses observed differences in employment participation that might impact service delivery over time.
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Authors: Bianca Frogner | Malaika Schwartz

Topics: Diversity

October 14, 2021
This article aims to determine whether wage disparities by race and ethnicity persist across health care occupations and whether disparities vary across the skill spectrum.
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Presenter: Danbi Lee

Moderator: Tracy Mroz

Topics: Diversity, Education and Training

September 15, 2021
This webinar presents findings from a study that explores how medical education programs address these core competencies. Facilitators and barriers to integrating disability competency training in medical education are discussed, as well as recommendations for changes.
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