ERIC Number: EJ554151
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
A Thematic Review of the Literature on Underrepresented Minorities and Medical Training, 1981-1995: Securing the Foundations of the Bridge to Diversity.
Academic Medicine, v72 n10 pS140-S146 suppl 1 Oct 1997
A review of literature from 1981 to 1995 investigated issues concerning underrepresented minorities in medical education in seven areas: increasing representation of these groups; long- and short-term enrichment programs to improve performance; predictors of academic performance; predictors of student admission; specialty choices and career preferences; residency selection and matching; and practice patterns, including communities served by these groups. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Career Choice, College Admission, College Choice, Cultural Pluralism, Developmental Studies Programs, Diversity (Student), Educational History, Educational Trends, Employment Patterns, Enrollment Rate, Graduate Medical Education, Higher Education, Medical Education, Minority Groups, Predictor Variables, Professional Education, Specialization, Student Recruitment, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Research in Medical Education."