University of Minnesota study examines medical students’ socioeconomic diversity

A new study conducted by medical school students and faculty at the University of Minnesota found that medical students of all racial backgrounds disproportionately come from affluent backgrounds. The study raises questions about the importance of socioeconomic diversity and the potential impact on healthcare. Arman Shahriar, a fourth-year medical student and lead researcher for the … Read more

High suicide rates in American Indian/Alaska

March 18, 2022 – Rates of suicide among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) veterans have risen sharply in recent years, reports a study in the April issue of medical care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. Age-adjusted suicide rates among AI/AN veterans receiving care in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) system … Read more