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February 2016
POLICY AND ADVOCACY
Physician-Scientist Diversity: IDSA Weighs in with NIH
Increasing the numbers of underrepresented minorities was a recommendation made by the 2014 National Institutes of Health (NIH) physician-scientist workforce report, to which IDSA, PIDS, and HIVMA responded in a joint letter that expressed support for the overall effort and offered specific recommendations to improve areas of concern. Recently, NIH issued a request for information on strategies to enhance diversity in the physician-scientist workforce. IDSA responded to this request and in its letter enthusiastically supported efforts to increase underrepresented minorities in the physician-scientist workforce, and highlighted the need for strong NIH support for mentorship to trainees during the vulnerable transition to independent investigators.  

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