Enhancing Health Through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Pioneering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Leading Healthcare Organizations Join Forces to Drive Change in the Medical Field

The American College of Cardiology (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMSS), the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), the National Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Examiners (NBOME), and the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) have united to advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion policies in healthcare.

By supporting DEI initiatives, these organizations aim to ensure that physicians from diverse backgrounds are equipped with the tools and resources necessary to provide high-quality care to all patients. The coalition recognizes that longstanding disparities within the healthcare system must be addressed in order to create a more inclusive and accessible profession that better serves the needs of all individuals.

Fostering a physician workforce capable of delivering holistic care to a diverse patient population is critical, as physicians play a vital role in shaping the health and well-being of communities. By prioritizing inclusive excellence, these organizations are committed to driving positive outcomes for both their members and patients alike.

The unified statement underscores the importance of addressing systemic inequities in order to improve patient outcomes across the nation. In coming together, these leading health care and medical associations are taking a proactive stance in addressing existing challenges and inequalities within the profession, paving the way for a more equitable and accessible healthcare system that benefits all individuals.

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