Family medicine residents: Increasingly diverse, but lagging behind underrepresented minority population trends

Imam M. Xierali, Lauren S. Hughes, Marc A. Nivet, Andrew W. Bazemore

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Increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the U.S. population has not been fully realized in the physician workforce. Family physicians, the most widely distributed of the physician specialties, are on the front line of a physician trend toward greater racial and ethnic diversity over the past two decades, but residents still lag behind national growth in the underrepresented minority population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalAmerican Family Physician
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 15 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice

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