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Reproductive medicine has a diversity problem - with its patients and its practitioners. In this episode, Dr. Michael Thomas discusses the goals of this newly-formed ASRM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force, including initiatives to create a more diverse workforce in reproductive medicine and how to decrease the barriers that prevent women of color from starting a family or continuing family building.
Michael A. Thomas, M.D., is Professor and Chair at the University of Concinnati College of Medicine, board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, and Director of Reproductive Medicine Research at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Thomas is the Cincinnati site Principal Investigator of the National Institute of Health's Contraceptive Clinical Trials Network. He serves on the boards of the Association for Reproductive Health Professionals, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Society for Family Planning, and American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
To learn more about the ASRM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force, please visit https://www.asrm.org/about-us/diversity-task-force/