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Medical School Diversity

As the US population grows more diverse, minorities are not receiving adequate health care.

Studies show diversity within medical schools prepare doctors to treat these underserved populations.

Diversity in the classroom appears to help many new doctors feel more prepared to treat minority patients.

Researchers find a more diverse student body helps doctors treat minority patients.

The positive effects of diversity were seen when minority students made up at least 10% of the entire class.

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