Manager of Cancer Care Equity Program for NCCN Named to ‘40 Under 40’ List from National Minority Quality Forum

Taneal D. Carter, MS, MPA, Manager of Cancer Care Equity Program for NCCN, has been named one of 2024’s ‘40 Under 40’ by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF). Visit for more information.

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Establishes Institute for Equity and Justice in Health Sciences Education

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced today the establishment of the Institute for Equity and Justice in Health Sciences Education. The Institute will expand upon Icahn Mount Sinai’s anti-racist, anti-biased learning and training environment in medical and graduate education.

Winn is New AACI President; Sets Course for “Inclusive Excellence” Initiative

Robert A. Winn, MD, became president of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) today at the conclusion of the 2023 AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. He succeeds Caryn Lerman, PhD.

Racial justice in counselor training the focus of journal special issue

Many people of color live in areas devoid of mental health services or may receive treatments that fit poorly with their cultural values or complicate their racial trauma. A critical response to this inequity is better anti-racism education for counselors in training, educators say. More in the June special issue of Counselor Education and Supervision.

Create an independent body to regulate AI and prevent it from discriminating against disadvantaged groups

Qihang Lin, associate professor of business analytics at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business, studies artificial intelligence and discrimination with a National Science Foundation grant. Based on his research, he believes an independent third-party organization must be created…

AAOS Announces Call for Proposals for Inspiring Diversity, Equity and Access Projects Across Orthopaedics

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today announced a call for proposals for the AAOS IDEA Grant Program, a multi-year initiative to inspire diversity, equity and access across the field of orthopaedics. Now in its second year, the program will award $300,000 in 2024 to help address decades of inertia surrounding persistent disparities across orthopaedics and, in turn, better serve patients nationwide.

Mount Sinai Launches Program to Increase Career Advancement Opportunities for Black Men

The Mount Sinai Health System has announced the Growth in Operations, Administrations, and Leadership Society (GOALS), an initiative to increase the representation of Black men at the middle and upper levels of management by creating pathways for career advancement through networking, mentorship, and advancement opportunities. This initiative furthers Mount Sinai’s continuing commitment to growing a diverse workplace and providing equitable care for patients.

University of Maryland’s Smith School and the Deloitte Foundation to Fund Scholarships for Students Pursuing a Fifth-year Master’s Program in Accounting

Maryland’s Smith School of Business and Deloitte Foundation have launched a scholarship program to support a racially and ethnically diverse student population and help strengthen the pipeline of diverse CPA talent.

Terrance Mayes, EdD, and Loretta Erhunmwunsee, MD, FACS, Announced as Leaders for NCCN Forum on Equity

National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s new Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Directors Forum is working together to improve diversity of clinical staff representation across nation’s leading academic cancer centers.

National Diversity Case Competition brings together some of the best and most diverse talent in business education

Teams of students from 32 colleges and universities are coming to the Indiana University Kelley School of Business to compete at the National Diversity Case Competition. The competition will bring together 133 students who represent some of the best and most diverse talent in undergraduate education from across the nation.

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Continues Drive to Diversify Research by Appointing New Biomedical Laureates

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced today the appointment of two new Laureates as part of its Biomedical Laureates Program, bringing the total to five appointments for this year and furthering its institutional commitment to broadening faculty diversity and mentorship opportunities.

AACN Rounds with Leadership: Making Progress with Advancing DEI

AACN recognizes that advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is critical to developing a nursing workforce prepared to provide high-quality, equitable, and culturally appropriate health care. Our member schools share a commitment to preparing a community of scholars, clinicians, educators, and leaders who fully value the importance of DEI in eradicating health inequities and disparities in the nation and around the world.

APS Porter Physiology Development Fellowship Honored with an Association Impact Award

The American Physiological Society’s (APS) Porter Physiology Development Fellowship, the Society’s flagship diversity program, has been honored with an inaugural Impact Award from the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) Associations, Media and Publishing (AM&P) Network.

Linking diversity at performing arts nonprofits with marketing, funding, location

Researchers tracked changes in the racial makeup and income levels of customers at two dozen nonprofit performing arts organizations over seven years. They then investigated how marketing and other factors, like location and funders, impacted what they define as customer diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

Black Management Association Conference Will Address Racial Wealth Gap and Forge New Partnerships

The UCI Paul Merage School of Business is pleased to present the second annual Black Management Association (BMA) Conference on April 30, 2022, at the Merage School auditorium. This year’s theme is Wealth for a Digitally Driven World, and will feature keynote speakers Daryl J. Carter, chairman and CEO at Avanth Capital Management LLC and Maya Watson, head of global marketing at Clubhouse.

New Approach Methodologies, Single Cell RNAseq, and More Featured in 2021 Toxicological Sciences

Toxicological Sciences delivers cutting-edge research in toxicology in the areas of clinical and translational toxicology, emerging technologies, and more in the August 2021 issue.

AACN Rounds with Leadership – Accelerating Momentum for Change

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing recognizes diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as critical to nursing education and fundamental to developing a nursing workforce able to provide high quality, culturally appropriate, and congruent health care.

You’ve Assembled a Diverse Team. Now, How Do You Make It High-Performing?

Many institutions view diversity as a moral imperative. As the evidence builds that diversity also boosts performance, managers face a paradox: While varied perspectives add value, they often cause friction. So it takes enlightened leadership — with high emotional intelligence, compassion and humility — to motivate, integrate and coordinate teams. Darden professors with expertise in building high-performing teams offer insights that maximize the benefits of diversity

Global event: #BlackInCardio to celebrate Black excellence, raise awareness of cardiovascular diseases in the Black community

The first #BlackInCardio week happens Oct. 19-25. It’s an inclusive event with organizers from many institutions, welcoming everyone at all career levels and all career types to join in and inspire more Black students to consider a career in cardiovascular medicine/research.

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives 2020 Health Professions HEED Award for Diversity

For a third consecutive year, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has received the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.