Nunez-Smith M, Curry LA, Bigby J, Berg D, Krumholz HM, Bradley EH. "

Impact of race on the professional lives of physicians of African descent

". Ann Intern Med. 2007; 146:45-51.


"Black Physicians' Experience with Race: Should We Be Surprised?"
Joseph R. Betancourt and Andrea E. Reid
Ann Intern Med. 2007; 146:68-69.


Improving the Diversity Climate in Academic Medicine: Faculty Perceptions as a Catalyst for Institutional Change. Academic Medicine, Vol. 84, No 1, January 2009

To assess perceptions of underrepresented minority (URM) and majority faculty physicians regarding an institution’s diversity climate, and to identify potential improvement strategies.

The Institutional Context of Multicultural Education: What is Your Institutional Curriculum? Academic Medicine, Vol. 83, No. 7 July 2008

This article looks at the educational impact of one's institutional learning environment - the institution's ethos, teachers, modeling, policies, and processes - on the multicultural education of physician trainees. The goal is for medical educators to be able to ask, what is the institutional curriculum of my training program regarding issues of race, differences, etc?

"How Deep the Bias"

This recent JAMA article entitled:"How Deep the Bias."written by one of our former radiation oncology residents, Reshma Jagsi, MD, Dphil, relates to experiences based on race and ethnicity/national origin, and reflects some of the URM physician work environment challenges

The National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) E-Bulletin on Cancer Disparities News

The National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) has an E-Bulletin on current and upcoming news on cancer disparities. The issues include: CRCHD Announcements, News from NCI, NIH, and other Federal Agencies, Cancer News from the Field, Funding, Training and Employment Opportunities and Upcoming Events. To receive the CRCHD E-Bulletin, visit You may visit the CRCHD website periodically at

Electronic publications and e-Newsletter from the OMH and OMHRC!

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) and the Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC) of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services have publications available on the Internet.


The Voice: A Newsletter Published by the Intercultural Cancer Council

The Intercultural Cancer Council (ICC) publishes an electronic newsletter, The Voice, which details its programs and activities. To view the April 2007 newsletter, visit:

For more information on the ICC, please visit the website:


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