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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
ACP is committed to being an anti-racist, diverse, equitable and inclusive organization dedicated to policy, advocacy and action to confront and eliminate racism, racial disparities, discrimination, bias and inequities in health and health care and within our own organization.
ACP’s ongoing efforts and policies reflect and demonstrate the College’s commitments to:
- Ensuring the diversity, equity and inclusion of ACP members, governance and employees;
- Being an anti-racist organization;
- Combatting racial disparities that affect health and health care; and
- Promoting gender equity and eliminating the inequities in compensation and career advancement that physicians can face.
ACP pledges to be an anti-racist organization dedicated to policy, advocacy and action to confront and eliminate racism, racial disparities, discrimination, bias and inequities in health and health care and within our own organization. ACP strives to embody a diverse, inclusive and equitable organization that facilitates effective and respectful interaction among individuals who hold a broad range of views, and respect, empathy and understanding of others.
- Joint Press ReleaseACP Joins Internal Medicine Organizations in Awarding Grants to Support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 2022
- PolicyThe American College of Physicians’ Commitment to Being an Anti-Racist, Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Organization 2020
- PolicyACP Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy 2020
- Racial Health Disparities, Prejudice and Violence
We know that prejudice, discrimination, and violence disproportionately harm the health and well-being of racial and ethnic communities.
- Women in Medicine
We are committed to addressing the unique challenges female physicians confront over the course of their careers in order to foster an inclusive environment that promotes growth and development for female physicians.
Latest Advocacy Efforts
The American College of Physicians is committed to combatting racial disparities that affect health and health care. This includes fighting the prejudice at the root of the problem, as well as the discrimination, inequities, violence and hate crimes that result from that prejudice.