DOI: 10.1111/cts.13105; PMCID: PMC8604251
Individuals who identify as Black, indigenous, and people of color face well-documented health disparities. A root cause is the lack of empiric evidence for or against the use of various treatments in their medical management. This communication proposes a new benchmarking strategy for evaluating racial and ethnic representation in clinical research that can be compared across institutions with the intent of increasing accountability for diversity and inclusion among organizations that conduct clinical research.
Clin Transl Sci
Abdel-Rahman SM, Wimes MP, Curran T. A call to action: Issuing a diversity and inclusion challenge to research organizations. Clin Transl Sci. 2021;14(6):2095-2098. doi:10.1111/cts.13105