Pipeline to Equity: Black/Latino Students Speak

Mar 8, 2022

2:00pm – 3:00pm CT

While U.S. colleges and universities have increased the number of degrees awarded in STEM fields, only 7% of med students, 6% of med school graduates, and less than 4% of physicians are Black, and while 18% of the U.S. population is Hispanic or Latino, only 0.4% of U.S. medical doctors are Hispanic or Latino. Black and LatinX students share their perspectives on how to change the systems and transform the health outcomes in their communities.

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Mario Armstrong

Mario Armstrong Media

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Lauren Bagneris

LSUHSC- New Orleans | School of Medicine

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Irvin Solano

University of Houston-Downtown

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Asja Woodard

Spelman College