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Health disparities training falls short for internal medicine residents

Key clinical point: A majority of internal medicine residents’ perceptions of training in health disparities did not reflect a formal curriculum.

Major finding: Approximately 40% of internal medicine residency program directors reported a health disparities curriculum, but 70% of residents reported some training.

Study details: The data come from a survey including 227 program directors and 22,723 residents.

Disclosures: The researchers had no financial conflicts to disclose.


Dupras D et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Aug 10. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.12757.