Ethics Talk: Myths of “Merit-Based” Admissions


Drs Jewel Mullen and David Henderson break down myths of “merit-based” admissions and explore how we should pursue diversity and inclusion as key educational and professional priorities in medicine.

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Jewel Mullen, MD, MPH, MPA is the associate dean for health equity and an associate professor of population health and internal medicine at the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School.

David Henderson, MD is the chair of the Department of Family Medicine and the associate dean of the Office of Multicultural and Community Affairs at UConn Health in Farmington, Connecticut.

Recorded August 12, 2021.


Conflict of Interest Disclosure
Interviewees had no conflicts of interest to disclose.

Viewpoints expressed are those of interview participants and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the AMA.