Abstract: “Purpose: There is little evidence regarding which factors and strategies are associated with high proportions of underrepresented minority (URM) faculty in academic medicine. The authors conducted a national study of U.S. academic medicine departments to better understand the challenges, successful strategies, and predictive factors for enhancing racial and ethnic diversity among faculty (i.e., physicians with an academic position or rank)...."
Citation: Peek, M. E., Kim, K. E., Johnson, J. K., & Vela, M. B. (2013). “URM Candidates Are Encouraged to Apply”: A National Study to Identify Effective Strategies to Enhance Racial and Ethnic Faculty Diversity in Academic Departments of Medicine. Academic Medicine, 88(3), 405-412. doi:10.1097/acm.0b013e318280d9f9