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Gender News Articles: Diversity and Inclusion

Jul 19 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Medicine
When I was applying to medical school, there was a sense of optimism about progress towards gender equity in medicine. The percentage of women in medical school had been gradually increasing, and there were rumors that a few medical schools were on the verge of having entering classes with 50...
Jun 3 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Medicine
In 2019, for the first time more women than men enrolled in medical schools in the United States, with 50.5% of new students being women. However, as Faculty Research Fellow Jessica Gold pointed out, “equality of numbers does not equal equity” –  gender disparities remain in academic medicine.
Jun 3 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Medicine
Arghavan Salles is a part-time senior research scholar for the Clayman Institute. Her research focuses broadly on gender equity, implicit bias, diversity, inclusion and physician well-being. During the pandemic, Salles has served as a disaster relief physician, caring for patients with COVID in the...
Apr 19 2021 | Posted In: Diversity and Inclusion, Technology
Machine learning relies on “training” an algorithm on texts and then producing their intended output, which vary from algorithm to algorithm. Professor James Zou notes that a problem arises when the texts used to train artificial intelligence (AI) systems contain racial and gender biases. In a...
Sep 28 2020 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Intersectionality
"The administration here [at Stanford] has long suggested that it values African and African American Studies, but that it can demonstrate this valuing without departmentalizing AAAS," states Clayman Institute Director Adrian Daub. "We at Clayman think that this got it backwards - that valuing...

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