The Growing Absence of Black Men in Medicine and Science: An American Crisis
The workshop is intended to facilitate dialogue and stimulate action to increase the number of African American
Males in Medicine. Speakers, discussants, and all participants will:
1. Briefly review the past and current history of Black men in medicine and science and the challenges encountered in
the transition points to becoming successful physicians and scientists.
2. Explore innovative strategies to support entry and successful passage through educational and career transition
points leading to an increase in Black men in science and medicine.
3. Consider the role of government, educational systems, philanthropy, industry and others in effecting change along
educational transition points.
4. Explore ways in innovative strategies can be shared with others, spread, and scaled up
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Previous Meetings for this Activity
November 20, 2017 - November 21, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)