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.

Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Representation and Salary among Academic Cardiothoracic Surgeons

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. A wealth of data has shown that diversity in the physician workforce improves patient care, safety, physician well-being, and innovation; and fair compensation is essential to culturing a diverse workforce.

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.

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.

Mount Sinai Receives Prestigious Honor From American Hospital Association for Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Patient Care

Mount Sinai Health System named winner of 2022 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award

SLAC partners with national labs and scientific publishing organizations on transgender-inclusive name-change process for published papers

The agreement, announced today, will make it easier for researchers to change their names and claim work from all stages of their careers. It specifically addresses the administrative and emotional difficulties some transgender researchers have experienced when requesting such name changes.

Ithaca College Launches High-Demand Physician Assistant Program for Fast-Growing Profession

Ithaca College is recruiting the first class for its new M.S. in Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program, designed to attract students who come from undergraduate pre-health profession programs such as health sciences, exercise science, athletic training, biology, chemistry, biochemistry, and psychology.

AIP CEO, Others Sign Pledge to Reaffirm Inclusion, Diversity Efforts in Workplace

The executive leadership of the American Institute of Physics and seven of its Member Societies have joined more than 1,500 other leaders in signing the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge, recommitting their organizations to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The pledge, currently signed by CEOs across 85 industries, was created by CEO Action for Racial Equality, a fellowship to advance racial equity through public policy.

AIP Showcases #BlackinPhysics Week with Essays, Oral Histories, Social Media Outreach

The American Institute of Physics is celebrating and supporting #BlackinPhysics Week, from now until Oct. 31, through the publication of a series of essays, oral histories, illustrations, and social media outreach. In addition, a new survey of academic institutions will showcase the impact of AIP’s TEAM-UP report on African American students in physics and the physical sciences.

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.