The walls along the hallways of the University of Washington School of Medicine's surgery department are lined with portraits of (mostly) white surgeons.
Schools of medicine, dentistry and public health at the University of Washington will jointly pilot a program next summer to prepare talented students of color for careers in the health sciences.
In scanning large numbers of human genomes to find disease links, scientists continue to miss vast portions of the world’s populations.
For years, issues of taste, cost and convenience helped explain why the highest rates of poor nutrition are found among minorities and the working poor.
Diversity training was the most important contributor to improving oncology surgeons’ ability to provide “culturally congruent” patient care, according to a University of Washington-led
In a push to keep health professions on pace with changing demographics, the University of Washington will create a Health Professions Academy to cultivate and recruit undergraduate students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds to
Eighty-some Seattle high-schoolers listened as author Sherman Alexie described health conditions of the Spokane Indian Reservation where he grew up.
Josh Lacsina, an internal medicine resident, listened carefully as his patient’s daughters asked questions.
Leah Backhus, a thoracic surgeon and University of Washington assistant professor of surgery, is one of three U.S.