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Prioritizing Health Disparities in Medical Education to Improve Care

May 31, 2013

Prioritizing Health Disparities in Medical Education to Improve Care
Experts discuss how medical schools can reduce health disparities by promoting more diversity in healthcare professions, equipping doctors with tools to serve underrepresented groups, and reaching out to the community.

Dr. Marc A. Nivet, Chief Diversity Officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges, and Dr. Arthur Kaufman, Distinguished Professor at the University of New Mexico's Department of Family and Community Medicine, discuss the role of medical universities in addressing health disparities between socioeconomic populations.


Josiah Macy Foundation

This podcast is presented as part of the Translational Medicine Initiative, a partnership between the New York Academy of Sciences and the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation to foster the translation of basic science discoveries into improved clinical healthcare. It was a co-production of Science and the City.