Workforce Diversity in Health Care Settings

Reaffirmed by the ACEP Board of Directors June 2013, October 2007
Originally approved by the ACEP Board of Directors October 2001

The American College of Emergency Physicians believes that:

  • Hospitals and emergency physicians should work together to promote staffing of hospitals and their emergency departments with qualified individuals who reflect the ethnic and racial diversity in our nation; and
  • Attaining diversity with well qualified physicians in emergency medicine residencies and faculties that reflects our multicultural society is a desirable goal.
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