Diversity and Affirmative Action Resources
- AACP Committee on Affirmative Action and Diversity Report
- AAMC Assessing Medical School Admissions Policies: Implications of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision - Free AAMC publication offers a framework for using the diversity rationale in building race-conscious/ethnicity-conscious admissions policies.
- Access and Diversity Collaborative Resources - Background resources from the College Board's Access and Diversity Collaborative. Launched in 2004, the project aims to continue discussions about access and diversity policies following the June 2003 Supreme Court decisions in the University of Michigan cases.
- Affirmative Action in 25 Years: Will We Need It? - Presentation made by Kati Haycock of the Education Trust
- Amicus Brief II on Fisher v. University of Texas filed by AAMC on behalf of AACP
- Developing Student-Institutional Policies without Legal Headaches - Materials provided by Vicki Gotkin, counsel at The University of Arizona, for 2002 AACP Interim Meeting. Topics include ADA, Buckley Amendment and standardized tests policies.
- Grutter and Gratz: Amicus Briefs - Amicus briefs submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the University of Michigan.
- In the Nation's Compelling Interest: Ensuring Diversity in the Health Care Workforce - February 2004 IOM Report.
- Missing Persons: Minorities in the Health Professions - A Report of the Sullivan Commission on Diversity in the Healthcare Workforce
- We Are Healers - A digital media initiative featuring stories of American Indian health professionals
Centers of Excellence (COE)
COE grants assist health professions schools to support programs of excellence in health professions education for minority individuals in health profession programs, including pharmacy COE strengthens the national capacity to train students from minority groups that are under-represented in these health professions and build a more diverse healthcare workforce.
Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP)
HCOP grants increase the number of individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds in the health and allied health professions, including pharmacy. HCOP enhances the academic skills of students from disadvantaged backgrounds and supports them in successfully competing, entering and graduating from health professions training programs.