Supreme Court Issues Decision in Fisher v University of Texas at Austin: Learn More about Diversity in Medicine

Earlier today, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Fisher v the University of Texas at Austin regarding the use of race in admissions. In a 7-1 ruling, the justices sent the case back to the lower courts for additional review. Read the Court’s decision and additional commentary. For more on diversity in medicine, below are 5 seminal articles from the journal’s archive.

  1. Characteristics of Medical School Matriculants Who Participated in Postbaccalaureate Premedical Programs
    Dorothy A. Andriole, MD and Donna B. Jeffe, PhD
  2. Student Body Diversity: Relationship to Medical Students’ Experiences and Attitudes
    Gretchen Guiton, Mitchell J. Chang, and LuAnn Wilkerson
  3. Race-Neutral Admission Approaches: Challenges and Opportunities for Medical Schools
    Ann Steinecke, PhD, James Beaudreau, Ruth B. Bletzinger, and Charles Terrell, EdD
  4. Educational Benefits of Diversity in Medical School: A Survey of Students
    Dean K. Whitla, PhD, Gary Orfield, PhD, William Silen, MD, Carole Teperow, Carolyn Howard, MEd, and Joan Reede, MD, MPH
  5. The Stanford Medical Youth Science Program: 18 Years of a Biomedical Program for Low-Income High School Students
    Marilyn A. Winkleby, PhD, MPH

Also, check out our complete Diversity and Inclusion collection with more than 175 articles from the journal’s archive.

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