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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: Clese Erikson | Margaret Ziemann

Topics: Diversity, Education and Training, Emerging Models and Innovations

January 1, 2022
This article provides an overview of the social mission research landscape and discusses critical evidence gaps.
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Authors: Erica Richman | Brianna Lombardi | Lisa de Saxe Zerden | Alexandria Forte

Topics: Diversity, Health Information Technology

December 7, 2021
This article assesses how well electronic health record (EHR) documentation identifies which health professionals act to address patient social determinants of health (SDOH) and what interventions are conducted.
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