A new scoring approach introduced in 2009 was supposed to diminish bias during the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Enhanced Peer Review process, but Black researchers applying for the agency’s prestigious and highly competitive R01 grants consistently receive lower scores …

Black Scientists Applying for NIH Grants Consistently Receive Lower Scores, Says Study Read more »

A decade after she tried to take her life as a college freshman, Victoria Waltz, a gifted child who played the harp, is only beginning to understand how things got so bad. “It’s been a journey and a process from then to now,” …

‘We’re Losing Our Kids’: Black Youth Suicide Rate Rising Far Faster Than for Whites; Coronavirus, Police Violence Deepen Trauma Read more »

This year March 20, 2020, marked the National Resident Matching Program’s annual day where thousands of medical students and graduates (44,959) from across the U.S. and around the world learned the U.S. residency programs that they would have the opportunity to train …

14 Women of Color Medical Students and Graduates Who Matched Share on Soon Joining the Frontlines Amid COVID-19 Read more »

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA), the Vice Chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), released a report that explains why Black, Latino and low-income communities are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus. As the report shows, Black, Latino …

New Report Explains Why Black, Latino, Low-Income Communities are Disproportionately Impacted by the Coronavirus Read more »