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7 Concluding Remarks
Pages 55-56

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... As she presented in the keynote, Dr. Jones said mechanisms that contribute to Black underrepresentation in medicine may include: • Structures, such as racial residential segregation, quality preschool programs, K-12 partnerships, or medical faculty diversity • Policies, such as unequitable public school funding or truncated affirmative action policies • Practices, including use of MCAT scores as a first hurdle, inclusion of photographs on applications, and limited outreach to HBCUs • Norms, including that standardized tests are important predictors of success as a clinician while a student's "distance traveled" is marginally relevant • Values, including beliefs that Blacks are less intelligent or hard working or other negative traits, and white supremacist ideology.
From page 56...
... Jones said. She called for three items on an anti-racist agenda: "reparations, de-carceration, and a huge investment in communities with a special focus on investment in children." Workshop co-chair Cedric Bright closed by noting the workshop discussions covered racism and bias as a multifaceted issue, and the work of the Roundtable would continue.

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