How Cardiac Anesthesiology Can Help “STEM” the Tide of Under-representation of Minorities in Science and Medicine

How Cardiac Anesthesiology Can Help “STEM” the Tide of Under-representation of Minorities in... The field of medicine is built upon science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), yet the United States is rapidly falling behind when it comes to educating the next generation in these disciplines, especially under-represented populations. The authors reflect on existing educational literature surrounding efforts to promote interest in STEM among students and under-represented populations. The authors advocate for greater efforts toward the development of youth programing. Cardiac anesthesia is uniquely positioned as a subspecialty to advance the goal of promoting interest in STEM in diverse groups of young students. The authors describe their development and implementation of a community outreach program to enhance interest in medicine through a cardiac dissection experience. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia Elsevier

How Cardiac Anesthesiology Can Help “STEM” the Tide of Under-representation of Minorities in Science and Medicine

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
1053-0770
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10.1053/j.jvca.2017.06.031
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Abstract

The field of medicine is built upon science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), yet the United States is rapidly falling behind when it comes to educating the next generation in these disciplines, especially under-represented populations. The authors reflect on existing educational literature surrounding efforts to promote interest in STEM among students and under-represented populations. The authors advocate for greater efforts toward the development of youth programing. Cardiac anesthesia is uniquely positioned as a subspecialty to advance the goal of promoting interest in STEM in diverse groups of young students. The authors describe their development and implementation of a community outreach program to enhance interest in medicine through a cardiac dissection experience.

Journal

Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular AnesthesiaElsevier

Published: Apr 1, 2018

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