Symposium Highlights Need for Diversity in Health Professions
Roach, Ronald, Black Issues in Higher Education
Organizers of a health professions symposium on diversity last month placed considerable emphasis on education reform and minority academic achievement research. As a result, nationally recognized scholars and higher education officials urged nearly 300 symposium participants to familiarize themselves with academic achievement research and to get involved in education reform initiatives.
Convening the "Symposium on Diversity in the Health Professions in Honor of Dr. Herbert W. Nickens," the Institute of Medicine and the American Association of Medical Colleges paid significant attention to the systemic educational issues that undermine the push to draw Blacks, Latinos and …
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Publication information: Article title: Symposium Highlights Need for Diversity in Health Professions. Contributors: Roach, Ronald - Author. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 18. Issue: 4 Publication date: April 12, 2001. Page number: 10. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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