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Diversity & Inclusion
Why Representation Matters
Cherisse Berry
Publish Date: October 7, 2020   |  Tags:   Diversity Equity Inclusion
GREATER AWARENESS A diverse care team has the cultural understanding and ability to effectively interact with patients of different ethnicities.

Creating more diversity within academic surgery requires a targeted, long-term and dedicated approach. It's a worthwhile goal. Eliminating long-standing racial and ethnic disparities and inequalities will improve access to surgical care for increasing numbers of diverse patients who feel more comfortable with providers who have a greater understanding of their background, culture and life experiences.

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