Why haven't medical schools achieved real diversity? Reason #1: We must shift away from an applicant-deficit lens and recognize that diversity failures result from deficiencies in our educational and (supposedly) meritocratic systems, say James Guevara, MD, MPH, and Penn colleagues.
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