The authors of this study aimed to characterize which medical schools are most successful at recruiting female students while pinpointing medical school characteristics associated with effective female recruitment rates. Their findings provided three important insights based on objective quantitative data.
In states with bans on affirmative action programs, the proportion of students from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups in U.S. public medical schools fell by more than one-third by five years after those bans went into effect.
Researchers conducted the largest and longest observational study to date, using multiple body weight measurements among a racially and ethnically diverse population of gender diverse individuals treated at an academic medical center and non-profit community health center in Washington, D.C. The findings suggest that transgender patients taking gender-affirming hormone therapy should be monitored for changes in body weight, body mass index and for complications that may accompany high body weight, such as cardiovascular disease.
Pale, male and stale – it’s certainly stereotypical, but it’s a saying that still holds water when it comes to Australian boards, according to new research from the University of South Australia.
Federal appellate judges are more likely to hire women to prestigious court clerkships after serving on panels with female colleagues, new Cornell research shows.