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All-Female INBRE Class at Minot State Shines

October 29, 2018

MINOT, N.D. – There are two main reasons Minot State University professor Mikhail Bobylev believes his research lab team that presented at the 2016 North Dakota INBRE (IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence) Annual Symposium in Moorhead, Minn., is significant.


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What’s Holding Women in Medicine Back from Leadership

June 19, 2018

For over 25 years, women have made up at least 40% of U.S. medical students. This past year, more women than men were enrolled in U.S. medical schools. Yet overall women make up only 34% of physicians in the U.S., and gender parity is still not reflected in medical leadership.


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How Serious Are You About Diversity Hiring?

June 17, 2018

Putting principles into practice takes leadership, resources, and commitment. These colleges are using multistage anti-bias procedures to shake up the status quo.


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News Release: To Prevent Sexual Harassment, Academic Institutions Should Go Beyond Legal Compliance to Promote a Change in Culture; Current Approaches Have Not Led to Decline in Harassment

June 12, 2018

System-wide changes to the culture and climate in higher education are needed to prevent and effectively respond to sexual harassment. There is no evidence that current policies, procedures, and approaches—which often focus on symbolic compliance with the law and on avoiding liability—have resulted in a significant reduction in sexual harassment.


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NIDCR Director’s Postdoctoral Fellowship to Enhance Diversity in Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research

June, 2018

NIDCR recently announced the NIDCR Director's Postdoctoral Fellowship to Enhance Diversity in Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research. Postdoctoral trainees selected for this fully funded fellowship will spend up to five years working side-by-side with NIDCR’s leading scientists. Fellows will perform research with a mentor in NIDCR’s Division of Intramural Research (DIR), map a research career path, and develop a grant proposal. NIDCR encourages perspective trainees from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds in science to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of award.


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Want to Debias Hiring? Change What Hiring Managers Focus On

May 22, 2018

Linda Chang and Mina Cikara discuss thier research that reveals "how we think about and evaluate people is not immutable; it depends on the context in which we're evaluating them."


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Go beyond bias training

May 16, 2018

Ambiguity in expectations and evaluations harms progress, say Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton and colleagues.


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Results of the 2017 Medical School Enrollment Survey

May, 2018

This report examines first-year medical school matriculants over the past decade and projects first-year matriculants through 2025. The goal is to inform the academic medicine community, researchers, and policymakers about trends and issues related to U.S. medical school enrollment.


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Building on #MeToo to Enhance the Learning Environment for US Medical Schools

May 1, 2018

Surveys of graduating medical students in the United States annually document intimidation and harassment of student learners, often on the basis of sex, ethnicity, race, or gender identity, reflecting US culture as a whole but also the historical hierarchical, competitive culture of US medical schools.

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