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Health Sciences Diversity | Excellence in Health Professions Education

“In order for pharmacy to maximize its potential in our growing role as health care providers, our students will ideally be as diverse as the public they will serve.”

Patricia Dowley Kroboth, Dean, School of Pharmacy


National Diversity Initiatives

Many national health professions associations and organizations recognize equity and inclusion as fundamental for achieving optimal health care. Below is a sampling of national diversity initiatives at various health professions organizations and associations. This list is certainly not exhaustive. If there are others that should be included, please email us and we will gladly include them.

Diversity at the American Association of Colleges Pharmacy (AACP)

Diversity at the American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

Diversity at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Diversity at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Diversity at the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPPH)

Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia Mentoring Program (Diversity CRNA)


We also suggest

Healthy People 2020

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP)

The Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS)

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