Addendum

Symposium on Diversity in the Health Professions in Honor of Herbert W.Nickens M.D.

Sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Institute of Medicine, and the Association of Academic Health Centers

March 16 and 17, 2001

National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

March 16, 2001

7:30–8:15 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15–8:45 am

Welcome and Overview of Conference Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D., Health Affairs/Project Hope

Welcome to IOM Kenneth Shine, M.D., President, Institute of Medicine

Memorial to Herbert W.Nickens Jordan J.Cohen, M.D., President, Association of American Medical Colleges

8:45–9:45 am

Keynote Address: Diversity in Health Professions: Why It Matters to Everyone

Introduction: Roger J.Bulger, M.D., President, Association of Academic Health Centers

Benefits of Diversity in the Health Professions Mark Smith M.D., M.B.A., President and CEO, California Health Care Foundation

Diversity as a Means of Promoting Educational Equity Lee Bollinger, J.D., President, University of Michigan

9:45–11:00 am

Making the Case for Diversity



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The Right Thing to do, The Smart Thing to do Enhancing Diversity in the Health Professions Addendum Symposium on Diversity in the Health Professions in Honor of Herbert W.Nickens M.D. Sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Institute of Medicine, and the Association of Academic Health Centers March 16 and 17, 2001 National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC March 16, 2001 7:30–8:15 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:15–8:45 am Welcome and Overview of Conference Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D., Health Affairs/Project Hope Welcome to IOM Kenneth Shine, M.D., President, Institute of Medicine Memorial to Herbert W.Nickens Jordan J.Cohen, M.D., President, Association of American Medical Colleges 8:45–9:45 am Keynote Address: Diversity in Health Professions: Why It Matters to Everyone Introduction: Roger J.Bulger, M.D., President, Association of Academic Health Centers Benefits of Diversity in the Health Professions Mark Smith M.D., M.B.A., President and CEO, California Health Care Foundation Diversity as a Means of Promoting Educational Equity Lee Bollinger, J.D., President, University of Michigan 9:45–11:00 am Making the Case for Diversity

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The Right Thing to do, The Smart Thing to do Enhancing Diversity in the Health Professions 1. Addressing Health Disparities Through Diversity in Health Professionals Raynard Kington, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Director of NIH for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research David Carlisle M.D., Ph.D., Director, Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, State of California Diana Tisnado Ph.D., AHRQ Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA School of Public Health 2. The Role of Diversity in the Training of Health Professionals Lisa Tedesco, Ph.D., Vice President and Secretary, University of Michigan Question & Answer: Lauro Cavazos Ph.D., Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine 11:00–11:15 am Break 11:15–12:00 noon Redefining Achievement 3. Admissions Decisions That Meet Broader Social Needs: An Examination of Merit and Non-Cognitive Variables Michael Nettles, Ph.D., and Catherine Millet, Ph.D., Center for Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, University of Michigan Question & Answer: Susan Scrimshaw, Ph.D., Dean, School of Public Health, University of Illinois Health Science Center 12:00 noon–1:00 pm Lunch (box lunch provided) 1:00–1:30 pm Afternoon Keynote Address: Building Human Capital: From South Africa to North America Alan Herman, M.D., Ph.D., Dean, National School of Public Health, Medical University of Southern Africa 1:30–2:45 pm Trends in Admission, Enrollment and Matriculation of URM Students in the Health Professions Training Pipeline 4. Trends in Applications, Acceptance, Matriculation, Graduation of URM Students in the Health Professions Programs Kevin Grumbach, M.D., Chief, Family and Community Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital/Community Health Network

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The Right Thing to do, The Smart Thing to do Enhancing Diversity in the Health Professions 5. Trends of URM Student Representation at Different Points Along the Educational Continuum Patricia Gandara, Ph.D., Division of Education, University of California, Davis Question & Answer: T.B.A. 2:45–3:00 pm Break 3:00–4:15 pm Policy Context 6. What Is The Current Legal Status of Affirmative Action Programs? Thomas Perez, J.D., Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Law 7. Current Policy Initiatives That May Affect URM Participation in Health Professions Marta Tienda, Ph.D., Director, Office of Population Research, Princeton University Question & Answer: Sam Shekar, M.D., M.P.H. Associate Administrator, Bureau of Health Professions, HRSA, DHHS 4:15–5:15pm Future Directions—Moderated Panel/Roundtable Convener: Lauro Cavazos, Ph.D., Tufts University School of Medicine Panelists: Michael Bird, Ph.D., President, American Public Health Association Caswell Evans D.D.S., Office of the Director, NIDCR, National Institutes of Health Vanessa Northington Gamble, M.D., Ph.D., Vice President, Division of Community and Minority Programs, Association of American Medical Colleges Beverly Malone, Ph.D., former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Public Health Services, DHHS Peter Vaughan, Ph.D. Dean, School of Social Services, Fordham University 5:30–6:30 pm Wine & Cheese Reception

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The Right Thing to do, The Smart Thing to do Enhancing Diversity in the Health Professions Saturday, March 17, 2001 8:00–8:30 am Continental breakfast/Registration 8:30–8:50 am Opening Session: Recaps Key Themes of Day One Clyde Evans, Ph.D., Vice President and Director, American Network of Health Promoting Universities, Association of Academic Health Centers 8:50–9:50 am Keynote Presentation: Successful Teachers—Successful Students: The Algebra Project Robert Moses, Ph.D. 9:50–10:00 am Break WAVE ONE SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS: Raising Minority Achievement in Grades K–12 10:00–10:30 a.m. Paper presentation 10:30–11:15 a.m. Discussion 11:15–11:30 a.m. Recap and consensus 1. What Are the Barriers or Challenges Facing Us as We Raise Minority Achievement? Linda Darling-Hammond, Ph.D., Charles E.Ducommon Professor of Education, Stanford University School of Education Discussion leader: James Hamos, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School How and When Do We Intervene to Raise Minority Achievement? Sam Stringfield, Ph.D., Center for Social Organization of Schools, Johns Hopkins University Discussion leader: Maxine Bleich, President, Ventures in Education High Stakes Standardized Tests—Steppingstone or Hurdle? Uri Treisman, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics and Director, Dana Center, University of Texas, Austin Discussion leader: Catherine Millett, Ph.D., School of Education, University of Michigan 11:30–12:00 noon Large Group Meets to Recap Wave One Facilitator : Lauro Cavazos, Ph.D.

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The Right Thing to do, The Smart Thing to do Enhancing Diversity in the Health Professions 12:00–1:00 p.m. Lunch (box lunches provided) WAVE TWO SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS: Improving Minority Recruitment and Retention—High School and Beyond 1:00–1:30 p.m. Paper presentation 1:30–2:15 p.m. Discussion 2:15–2:30 p.m. Recap and consensus 4. Sustaining Minorities in Prehealth Advising Programs Saundra Herndon Oyewole, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty, Trinity College Discussion Leader: Susana Morales, M.D., Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University 5. What Makes a Great Health Professional—Rethinking the Admissions Process? Filo Maldonado, Assistant Dean for Admissions ,Texas A&M Medical School Discussion Leader: Richard Valachovic, D.M.D., M.P.H., Executive Director, American Association of Dental Education How Do We Retain Minority Health Professional Students? Michael Rainey, Ph.D., Acting Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, SUNY Stony Brook, School of Medicine Discussion leader: Joseph Betancourt, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Director, and Center of Multinational and Minority Health, New York Presbyterian Hospital 2:30–3:00 pm Large Group Meets to Recap Wave Two Facilitator: Lauro Cavazos, Ph.D. 3:00–3:15pm Break 3:15–4:15 pm Wrap Up Session: What Have We Learned? What Will Go Home with Us? Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D., Health Affairs/Project Hope

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The Right Thing to do, The Smart Thing to do Enhancing Diversity in the Health Professions This Symposium is sponsored by: The Association of American Medical Colleges The Institute of Medicine The Association of Academic Health Centers And supported by generous contributions from: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation The Henry J.Kaiser Family Foundation W.K.Kellogg Foundation Bureau of Health Professions, Division of Health Professions Diversity, HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA Office of Minority Health, U.S. DHHS