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Medical Students and Issues of Social Change: Gender Inclusion in Student Organizations


In order to promote the mentality of inclusion and highlight the importance of inclusion more broadly in medicine, we provided summaries of primary research data to first- and second-year medical students in response to the lack of gender variation amongst the leadership boards of our student organizations.

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The authors wish to thank the other student representatives from the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council, as well as Dr. Berkley Browne, Ph.D.; Dr. Caryn Reed-Hendon, Ph.D.; Dr. Deirdre Pitts, Ph.D.; and Dr. Robert McClowry, M.D., for their support and advice throughout the process of working towards this goal.

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James, E., Salahou, A. Medical Students and Issues of Social Change: Gender Inclusion in Student Organizations. Med.Sci.Educ. 31, 315–316 (2021).

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