MnDRIVE Early Career Research Skills Development Award for Faculty Underrepresented in Medicine and Science (UIM)

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Underrepresented in Medicine and Science Definition


The definition of underrepresented in science and medicine is based upon the NIH and AAMC definitions. Underrepresented in medicine and science includes: historically excluded racial and ethnic groups such as; African American/ Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American/ Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian/ Other Pacific Islander, Southeast Asian*: Hmong, Vietnamese, Laotian, Two or more races, when one or more are from the preceding racial and ethnicity categories in this list. It includes underrepresentation by sex/gender (barriers for women especially intersectional women in biomedical research and in leadership). Additionally underrepresented groups include individuals who identify as LGBTQA+, those of an Intersectional status (e.g. belonging to more than one underrepresented group), federally protected groups including veterans, disabled and those with  immigrant/refugee status