cent of the clinical faculty at all U.S. medical schools. Between 1980 and 2000 the number of underrepresented minority faculty increased 279 percent (see Figure 3-1). Most underrepresented faculty are in the assistant professor and instructor ranks (see Figure 3-2).

FIGURE 3-1 Black, American Indian, and Hispanic U.S. medical school faculty, 1980-2000.

SOURCE: AAMC Faculty Roster.

FIGURE 3-2 Medical school faculty by race and ethnicity, 2002.

SOURCE: AAMC Faculty Roster System, December 31, 2002.

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