Physicians of color are far too rare: Study highlights one potential reason

Overemphasizing test scores may make radiation oncology residency programs too white, according to a new study by researchers at Thomas Jefferson University. Radiation oncology, like most other medical specialties, has a dearth of minority doctors and doctors-in-training. That’s a problem for numerous reasons, among them that studies show patients often Continue Reading

Pregnant women of color experience disempowerment by health care providers

A new study finds that women of color perceive their interactions with doctors, nurses and midwives as being misleading, with information being “packaged” in such a way as to disempower them by limiting maternity health care choices for themselves and their children. “Given the significant birth-related disparities faced by women Continue Reading