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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Resources


  • Inclusive conferences? We can and must do better – here’s how. Link here
  • Conference Accessibility. Link here
  • To Save The Science Poster, Researchers Want To Kill It And Start Over. Link here
  • How to organize a conference that’s open to everyone. Link here.
  • Information on Conference Accessibility tools from World Institute on Disability (WID). Link here.


  • Male researchers’ ‘vague’ language more likely to win grants. Link here
  • Femininity and Fieldwork. Link here
  • Gender bias: Dropbox collection of papers. Link here
  • Examining Inequality: How Geography and Gender Stack the Deck For (or against) You. By Bill and Melinda Gates. Link here


  • Signaling Safety: Characterizing Fieldwork Experiences and Their Implications for Career Trajectories. Robin G. Nelson, Julienne N. Rutherford, Katie Hinde, Kathryn, B. H. Clancy. America Anthropologist, Volume 119, Issue 4, Pages 710-722. Link here
  • Survey of Academic Field Experiences (SAFE): Trainees Report Harassment and Assault. Clancy KBH, Nelson RG, Rutherford JN, Hinde K (2014) PLoS ONE 9(7): e102172. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0102172. Link here
  • Harassment, a field study. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1, 1787–1788 (2017). Link here
  • Disturbing allegations of sexual harassment in Antarctica leveled at noted scientist. By Meredith WadmanOct. Science, Oct 6, 2017. Link here

Leadership Strategies for Addressing Structural Racism in Academic Medicine

Justice in June

The 1619 Project, The New York Times Magazine

Anti-racism in Medicine Collection, MedEd Portal

Black Men in White Coats

Changing How Race Is Portrayed in Medical Education Recommendations From Medical Students . Nieblas-Bedolla, Edwin MPH; Christophers, Briana; Nkinsi, Naomi T.; Schumann, Paul D.; Stein, Elizabeth, Academic Medicine: May 5, 2020

Creating Real Change at Academic Medical Centers — How Social Movements Can Be Timely Catalysts. Michelle Morse, M.D., M.P.H., and Joseph Loscalzo, M.D., Ph.D., The New England Journal of Medicine, July 16, 2020

Diversity and Inclusion, in a More Perfect University: HS-MACA 20-Year History of Success. Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, Book Baby, August 8, 2020

Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy. Adia Harvey Wingfield, University of California Press, July 2019

Moving Beyond Diversity Toward Racial Equity. Ben Hecht, Harvard Business Review, June 16, 2020

Restructure Your Organization to Actually Advance Racial Justice. Evelyn R. Carter, Harvard Business Review, June 22, 2020

Structural Solutions for the Rarest of the Rare — Underrepresented-Minority Faculty in Medical Subspecialties. Kemi M. Doll, M.D., and Charles R. Thomas, Jr., M.D., The New England Journal of Medicine, July 16, 2020

The Death of George Floyd: Bending the Arc of History Towards Justice for Generations of Children. Benard P. Dreyer, MD, Maria Trent, MD, MPH, Ashaunta T. Anderson, MD, George L. Askew, MD, Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH, Tumaini R. Coker, MD, MBA, Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, Elena Fuentes-Afflick, MD, MPH, Tiffani Johnson, MD, Fernando Mendoza, MD, Diana Montoya-Williams, MD, Suzette O. Oyeku, MD, MPH, Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc, Adiaha A.I. Spinks-Franklin, MD, MPH, Olivia W. Thomas, MD, Leslie Walker-Harding, MD, Earnestine Willis, MD, Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH, Stephen Berman, MD, Jay Berkelhamer, MD, Renee R. Jenkins, MD, Colleen Kraft, MD, MBA, Judith Palfrey, MD, James M. Perrin, MD, Fernando Stein, MD. Pediatrics. 2020

Structural racism is why I’m leaving organized psychiatry, Ruth S. Shim, Stat, July 1, 2020

We Built a Diverse Academic Department in 5 Years. Here’s How. Adia Harvey Wingfield, Harvard Business Review. July 1, 2020

What Covid-19 Means For Equity And Inclusion. Bonnie Chiu, Forbes May, 28, 2020

Why Black doctors like me are leaving faculty positions in academic medical centers. Uché Blackstock, Stat, January 16, 2020

Compiled by Vivian Lewis, M.D, University of Rochester; Suzette Oyeku, M.D., M.P.H., The Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Jocelyn Mitchell-Williams, M.D., Ph.D., Cooper Medical School of Rowan University as part of Drexel University’s Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program