Despite advancements in medical science and the American health care system, significant disparities in health care outcomes persist, especially among marginalized racial, ethnic, and gender groups (Unequal Treatment Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. 2020; ASA Monitor 2021;85:45-8; J Womens Health 2021;30:230-5; Dermatol Clin 2020;38:185-90). These disparities are largely attributable to systemic, upstream factors that include structural racism and social determinants of health (J Law Med Ethics 2020;48:518-26). However, even when controlling for sociodemographic characteristics like education and income level, insurance status, and clinical factors such as comorbidities and illness severity, minoritized groups still demonstrate worse outcomes (Unequal Treatment Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. 2020). Promoting a health care workforce that mirrors the diversity of the population it serves is an effective strategy for addressing existing health equity gaps (Public Health Rep 2014;129:57-61; Int...

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