Study finds gender and racial disparities exist in general surgery board certification

According to a report published in the May issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, results of a study found that women and minorities going through general surgery training are relatively underrepresented among general surgeons, particular those certified by the America

Another Perspective on Men in Nursing

In the Spring 2002 issue of Minority Nurse, our cover story on strategies for recruiting men into nursing examined, among other things, some of the stereotypes, prejudices and outright discrimination that continue to be significant challenges for men who choose to pursue this traditionally female career.

Racism in the Nursing Workplace Still a Persistent Problem

Have you ever been passed over for a promotion because of your race or ethnicity, even though you met all other qualifications for the job?

Structural Inequality and Diversity in Nursing

Structural Inequality and Diversity in Nursing

What’s the status of diversity and discrimination in nursing today? One Doctor of Education student turned her focus on research in the United States, as well as the United Kingdom, to analyze how far we’ve come, and how far we have yet to go

An Exploratory Study of Student Nurses' Perceptions of Gender

An Exploratory Study of Student Nurses'  Perceptions of Gender

Though they may be half a world away, nursing schools in India face problems similar to those in the United States when it comes to recruiting men. The results of this research of nursing students in Pondicherry, India, may surprise you.

Making History

Call them courageous. Call them trailblazers. But for the generation of black nurses who helped achieve health care integration in the Civil Rights era, it was simply a matter of standing up for what was right.

A Team Effort

The unwillingness of nursing to consistently embrace men as equal colleagues is not a good thing at a time of global shortage. It’s not good for our society because it limits the career choices of potential bright and compassionate caregivers, and worst of all, it erodes the integrity and ethics that are the hallmarks of our profession.

Combating Bias in the Nursing Workplace

Whether it’s racist remarks from patients, problems with culturally insensitive co-workers or being passed up for a promotion because of your race or gender, the key is to stay cool and know your rights.

Discrimination in Nursing School: Thing of the Past or Alive and Well?

While it’s generally agreed that discrimination against minority students is less of a problem today than it used to be, some experts believe it is being replaced by new, more subtle forms of bias

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