Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Prioritizing DEI Values

On February 6, 2022, the ABEM Board of Directors reaffirmed DEI as a strategic imperative, allowing for the continuation and priority of ABEM DEI initiatives. Actively embracing these values strengthens ABEM, improves the experience of ABEM-certified physicians, and leads to better patient care.

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Continually Moving Forward

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A People-Focused Approach 

  • Increasing DEI among our ABEM volunteers
    • Greater geographic representation
    • More residency program ambassadors
    • More underrepresented minorities as examiners/item writers
  • ABEM staff efforts include:
    • Retooled hiring process
    • Baseline DEI survey
    • Learning modules and opportunities intended to create shared understanding
    • Formal training plan based on self-reported needs and other assessments 
    • Monthly DEI newsletter with opportunities for engagement
    • Launch of the internal Culture Committee

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