Recent Notable Quotes - 7/11/23

"Health equity is a priority for the AMA... As the first openly gay person to hold the office of AMA president, issues of LGBTQ health and equity are close to my heart and have long been a focus of my work in medicine."

 Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, AMA President – in a presentation before the American Medical Association

 “This ruling restricts medical schools from considering race and ethnicity among the multiple factors in admissions policies and will translate into a less diverse physician workforce. Diversity is vital to healthcare, and this court ruling deals a serious blow to our goal of increasing medical career opportunities for historically marginalized and minoritized people,”

 Statement issued by the American Medical Association following the announcement of the Supreme Court’s undoing of affirmative action plans.  

 “…we’ve spent nearly a century working with communities to build a more equitable world where every child has access to the opportunities they need to thrive. Following today's rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court in two affirmative action cases, I am profoundly concerned that these efforts have become more challenging.

La June Montgomery Tabron, President/CEO - W.K. Kellogg Foundation, in a  statement on the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on affirmative action.


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