The fact that males of color are underrepresented in health professions is an ever pervasive message that those of us involved in pipeline programs and health workforce diversity efforts hear and feel concerned about day in and day out. It is something we are reminded of as we evaluate our program demographics, only to see 10% to 20% of students are African American or Latino males; and yet these are primary subgroups we aim to serve.
In 2009, the Alameda County Health…Continue
Added by Alameda County Health Pipeline on January 18, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
The Model Neighborhood Program at the Alameda County Medical Center (ACMC) will be celebrating the successes of 22 eighth grade students who have been learning about health careers at ACMC since October of 2010. The celebration will be at Highland Hospital on January 28th at 5:30 pm and will include digital stories created by the students who are wrapping up their internship. Over the past few months students have learned about HIPAA, Standard Precautions, health inequities, health…Continue
Added by Heather MacDonald-Fine on January 3, 2011 at 11:05am — No Comments