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LACK HISPANIC PHYSICIANS INF. HEALTHCARE IN U.S 1 Annotated Bibliography Signature Assignment Research Question: How Does The Lack of Practicing Hispanic Physicians Influence The Healthcare in the United States?
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LACK HISPANIC PHYSICIANS INF. HEALTHCARE IN U.S 2 Annotated Bibliography American Association of Medical Colleges. (2016) Current trends in medical education. Retrieved from - 3/ The AAMC Facts and Figures 2016 report provides an overview of race and ethnicity demographics trends in medical education. Specifically, it provides numbers of white, Asian, African-American, and Hispanic/Latino applying, matriculating, graduating, and being full-time faculty for the 2015 report year in an effort to enhance understanding of diversity & inclusion medical education trends. It demonstrates that 2015 medical school acceptance rate differs among white (44%), Asian (42%), Hispanic/Latino (42%), and African-America/Black (34%). Within 2015 medical school gradates, 5% identified as Hispanic/Latino and 6% as Black/African American. Moreover, 4% full-time female faculty identify as Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native-American/Native-Alaskan, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. This data demonstrates that Hispanic/Latino are least represented in terms of medical school graduates and full-time female medical faculty while they are increasingly being accepted into medical school in an effort to close the racial/ethnic gap between white and Hispanic/Latino practicing physicians.
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LACK HISPANIC PHYSICIANS INF. HEALTHCARE IN U.S 3 Davidson, J. A., Kannel, W. B., Lopez-Candales, A., Morales, L., Moreno, P. R., Ovalle, F., Rodriguez, C. J., Rodbard, H. W., Rosenson, R. S., Stern, M. (2017) Avoiding the looping Latino/Hispanic cardiovascular health crisis: a call to action. Ethnicity & Disease , 17, 568-573 Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among Latino/Hispanic populations in the U.S as risk factors such as metabolic syndrome, obesity, and diabetes increase in prevalence within these groups. This study aims to review findings on cardiovascular disease prevalence, risk factors, and relates illnesses in Latino/Hispanic populations in discuss gaps in current knowledge regarding culturally sensitive treatment methods. Barriers to care including low accessibility to health-insurance, inconsistent places of care, language barriers, cultural biases, and low representation in clinical trials increase risk within Hispanic/Latino populations. . Data, trials, and public health concerns limit the current literature research and understanding of cardiovascular and diabetes predictors. Modifying cardiovascular screenings to focus on Hispanic/Latino, increasing clinical trial representation, addressing cultural barriers, and targeting awareness and prevention. This study relates to my targeted question by demonstrating the specific disease risks that Hispanic/Latinos face and demonstrating potential effects that low Hispanic/Latino practicing physician representation has on healthcare in the U.S.
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