In March 1961 President John F. Kennedy issued Executive Order 10925 which mandated that government contractors “take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, creed, color or national origin.” Since then, affirmative action has been a central element in efforts to promote diversity in higher education and the workplace. The strength of affirmative action policies has since waxed and waned, as the legal framework of support has changed with numerous roadblocks over time.  

In anticipation of the SCOTUS decision in Students for Fair Admissions vs. Harvard and UNC, the AMA has convened a group of thought leaders in medical education and health equity to discuss the potential consequences of an adverse decision, and new perspectives that inform our journey toward health equity and social justice.

Monday, April 3, 3 p.m. Central

Registration is now closed. If you cannot attend the live event, an on-demand recording will be available.

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