How Independence Health Group diversifies its workforceThe president and chief executive officer describes the various initiatives the organization is taking, and how they are resulting in big payoffs.
Record Attendance at AACP Annual MeetingThousands of faculty and students gathered to hear about the latest in healthcare.
Black female physicians face challenges just doing their jobs
Black female physicians face challenges just doing their jobsWhen Melanie Gordon, MD, FACP, walks into a patient’s room at the John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, she’s frequently misidentified as a nurse, a dietician or someone else.
My proposed plan for diversity in dermatology
My proposed plan for diversity in dermatologyI believe that the only way to increase diversity in medicine and particularly dermatology is to begin this process early in school age children. Here's what I suggest.
OD Q&A: Philip Aitsebaomo, OD, PhD, FAAORunning for office, diversity in optometry, and mentoring students
Top ways to attract, manage diverse patient populationsHealth plans must find new and meaningful ways to connect with patients of diverse backgrounds.
Trends in changing practice demographics, issues mirrored in AAO surveyAmong the trends from a membership survey conducted by the American Academy of Ophthalmology are an increase in part-time practice and greater diversity. However, many share similar concerns about upheavals in health care.