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In the nation's compelling interest [electronic resource] : ensuring diversity in the health-care workforce / Committee on Institutional and Policy-Level Strategies for Increasing the Diversity of the U.S. Health Care Workforce, Board on Health Sciences Policy ; Brian D. Smedley, Adrienne Stith Butler, Lonnie R. Bristow, editors.

Contributor(s): Smedley, Brian D | Butler, Adrienne Stith | Bristow, Lonnie R | Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Institutional and Policy-Level Strategies for Increasing the Diversity of the U.S. Health Care Workforce | Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Health Sciences Policy.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, DC : National Academies Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 409 p.) : ill.ISBN: 030953058X (electronic bk.); 9780309530583 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Discrimination in medical education -- United States -- Prevention | Medical colleges -- United States -- Admission | Minorities in medicine -- United States | Minorities -- Education (Higher) -- United States | Medical personnel -- Recruiting -- United States | Affirmative action programs in education -- United States | Cultural Diversity -- United States | Health Manpower -- United States | Accreditation -- standards -- United States | Education, Medical -- economics -- United States | Minority Groups -- education -- United States | Personnel Selection -- standards -- United States | Public Policy -- United States | MEDICAL -- Education & Training | Affirmative action programs -- United States | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In the nation's compelling interest.DDC classification: 610/.71/173 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Reconceptualizing admissions policies and practices -- Costs and financing of health professions education -- Accreditation and diversity in health professions -- Transforming the institutional climate to ehance diversity in health professions -- Community benefit as a tool for institutional reform -- Mechanisms to garner support for institutional and policy-level diversity intiatives.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Reconceptualizing admissions policies and practices -- Costs and financing of health professions education -- Accreditation and diversity in health professions -- Transforming the institutional climate to ehance diversity in health professions -- Community benefit as a tool for institutional reform -- Mechanisms to garner support for institutional and policy-level diversity intiatives.

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