Books on Diversity in Medicine
AACOM's Black History Month Reading List
Honor and celebrate Black History Month and beyond by reading some of these books recommended by AACOM staff and the osteopathic medical education community. Additional books about diversity in medicine can be found at Amazon.com.
AACOM's Council on Diversity and Equity (CDE)
The Council on Diversity and Equity (CDE) leads and advocates best practices in academic medicine that advances diversity and inclusion at AACOM member institutions, with the ultimate goal of training osteopathic physicians to provide high quality healthcare for all communities.
Council on Diversity and Equity Members Collaborate with NRMN to Create Unconscious Bias Modules
Sep 17, 2020
The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) recently released an online self-directed course on unconscious bias, available to all students, educators and practitioners involved in healthcare.
Development of the course involved a collaboration between three members of AACOM's Council on Diversity and Equity (CDE): Mirabelle Fernandes-Paul, EdD, Assistant Vice President of University Student Affairs at Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (WesternU/COMP); Linda Grace Solis, PhD, Assistant Professor of Applied Humanities at the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM); and Jamboor Vishwanatha, PhD, Vice President of the Center for Diversity and International Programs at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC). Access the Unconscious Bias course.
Click on the image above to view this program. It consists of several 12- to 15-minute panel discussions on topics related to racism and injustice in healthcare. Watch now