Scope of the Journal
The Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education and Policy (JBPHPD: Res, Educ and Policy) is directed toward educators, policy makers and the health community. It is a bi-annual published source of information on maximizing recruitment and retention of a culturally diverse health professions and students in the healthcare professional areas. Therefore, the JBPHPD: Res, Educ and Policy provides a forum for the discussion of factors that promote or constrain the development and sustainability of a diverse health professions workforce. Our commitment is to publish innovative manuscripts that utilize sound scientific, evidential, theoretical or philosophical research to examine the complex issues that undergird health disparities in communities of color, the practices and policies that facilitate or hinder diversity within and across health professions.