Monica B Vela

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Innovative health care disparities curriculum for incoming medical students
    Monica 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. pmc Improving underrepresented minority medical student recruitment with health disparities curriculum
    Monica B Vela
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:S82-5. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint The Chicago Breathe Project: a regional approach to improving education on asthma inhalers for resident physicians and minority patients
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:548-55. 2010
  4. doi request reprint "URM candidates are encouraged to apply": a national study to identify effective strategies to enhance racial and ethnic faculty diversity in academic departments of medicine
    Monica 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

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Innovative health care disparities curriculum for incoming medical students
    Monica 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...
  2. pmc Improving underrepresented minority medical student recruitment with health disparities curriculum
    Monica 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Chicago Breathe Project: a regional approach to improving education on asthma inhalers for resident physicians and minority patients
    Valerie 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...
  4. doi request reprint "URM candidates are encouraged to apply": a national study to identify effective strategies to enhance racial and ethnic faculty diversity in academic departments of medicine
    Monica 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)...