This summer, aspiring physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine participated in a six-week internship program that provides career exposure and research experience.
First-year students from Georgetown’s School of Medicine recently welcomed fourth graders to campus as mini-medical students for a daylong, hands-on experience.
New reports published by the Journal of the American Medical Association Network highlight strategies colleges, medical schools, and medical-residency programs can use to address structural inequities that have slowed efforts to increase diversity in the medical profession.
Higher education institutions are feeling even more urgency to graduate nurses and pharmacists amid health care labor shortages and burnout among frontline workers.
A Native Harvard medical student is working to boost the number of Indigenous doctors in the U.S. and reduce barriers to health care for Indigenous communities.
Experts hope historically Black medical schools will graduate more Black doctors to meet the needs of communities that will bear the brunt of future physician shortages.
A new study finds that students from affluent households are overrepresented in U.S. medical schools across all racial and ethnic groups, hampering the development of a more diverse physician workforce.
U.S. medical schools have begun training their largest and most diverse class in history after the pandemic put a spotlight on the profession—and allowed most applicants to interview remotely, shrinking travel costs.
This year’s White Coat Ceremony celebrated Georgetown University School of Medicine’s 174th class of students and encouraged them to help promote an inclusive learning environment.
Leon “Lee” Jones, MD, will join Georgetown University School of Medicine as dean for medical education, bringing decades of experience and a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion in health care.
The nation’s medical schools not only have received a record number of applications this year but also have seen an increase in candidates from groups typically underrepresented in medicine.
A record number of people applied to medical school this year, many inspired by the health care providers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.