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Affirmative action in the balance.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23281979     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To provide good care, physicians must understand the communities and cultures in which they work. An important way to ensure that physicians understand the lives of their patients and to reduce health disparities is to promote racial and ethnic diversity in the physician workforce. However, a crucial tool that has made such diversity possible is currently in danger. Within the next few months, the U.S. Supreme Court will announce its decision in a case destined to chart the future of affirmative action in American higher education. The outcome in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (1) will determine whether race . . .
Authors:
Gregory D Curfman; Stephen Morrissey; Jeffrey M Drazen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  368     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Engl. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  73-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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