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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Care

Celebrating Black History Month

This February, ASH is celebrating Black History Month by taking a closer look at why representation in hematology matters.

ASH Minority Recruitment Initiative

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Minority Recruitment Initiative (MRI), designed to increase the participation of underrepresented minorities training in hematology-related fields and to increase the number of minority hematologists with academic and research appointments. Watch the video below to learn about the MRI program's impact in the world of hematology.

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Interviews With Melody Smith, MD, MS, and Rayne Rouce, MD

Listen to 2018 ASH President Dr. Alexis Thompson's conversation with Dr. Melody Smith about Dr. Smith's experience navigating the ASH career development and leadership pathways to help inspire aspiring hematologists and inform them of all the resources available through ASH.

Dr. Laura Michaelis interviews Dr. Rayne Rouce about her work with children as a pediatric hematologist/oncologist, in the lab, her work with advocacy and promoting diversity in health care, and her passion for music that has led to a rap career inspiring youth.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Hematology

Learn about ASH's commitment to combating inequities in medicine and embracing diverse voices across the patient and health care communities.

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