Posted: April 1, 2013

Addressing Racial Disparities in Health Care: A Targeted Action Plan for Academic Medical Centers


Well?documented differences in access and quality of health care based on race and ethnicity?called health care disparities?exist across many health care settings and health conditions in the United States. This report focuses on how academic health centers in the United States should commit to the goal of eliminating racial disparities in health care as part of their mission to prepare future generations of physicians to provide the highest quality of care for the U.S. population.


Health Equity Research, Access, Quality, Academic Medical Center, Racial Disparities, Ethnic Disparities


Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)