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A healthy population requires a diverse doctor workforce

By Dr. G. Richard Olds, President of St. George's University
May 29, 2018

Only 6 percent of U.S. doctors are African American, Hispanic, or Native American — even though these groups account for nearly one-third of the U.S. population.[1] The lack of diversity in the physician workforce is a problem. Minority doctors are more likely to practice in underserved communities. To ensure equal access to care, our medical […]