- Innovative health care disparities curriculum for incoming medical studentsMonica B Vela
Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:1028-32. 2008..2) To help students become aware of personal biases regarding racial and ethnic minorities. 3) To inspire students to commit to serving indigent populations...
- Improving underrepresented minority medical student recruitment with health disparities curriculumMonica B Vela
Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Gen Intern Med 25:S82-5. 2010..Diversity improves all students' academic experiences and their abilities to work with patients from differing backgrounds. Little is known about what makes minority students select one medical school over another...
- The Chicago Breathe Project: a regional approach to improving education on asthma inhalers for resident physicians and minority patientsValerie G Press
Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 102:548-55. 2010..Asthma affects minority citizens in Chicago disproportionately. Policy changes introducing hydrofluroalkane (HFA) inhalers may worsen already-existing health disparities related to asthma...
- "URM candidates are encouraged to apply": a national study to identify effective strategies to enhance racial and ethnic faculty diversity in academic departments of medicineMonica E Peek
Section of General Internal Medicine, Diabetes Research and Training Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Acad Med 88:405-12. 2013..S. academic medicine departments to better understand the challenges, successful strategies, and predictive factors for enhancing racial and ethnic diversity among faculty (i.e., physicians with an academic position or rank)...