Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Former Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP) student Sade Richardson with FPHLP director Dana Thomas

Why Michigan Needs a More Diverse Healthcare Workforce - and What We Can Do About It

FPHLP in the News

Socioeconomic factors, underutilization of afterschool programs, fewer sources of social support, and a fear of not belonging can lead to a lack of diversity in the healthcare field, as well as poorer health outcomes for patients of color. As a result, several Michigan initiatives are working to increase the diversity of the future healthcare workforce. Read more