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The AAPA Minority Affairs Committee: A beginning for Sustainability

Posted 6 months ago by Camille Dyer

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The passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which outlawed discrimination against Black Americans, and the 1965 passage of the Medicare, Medicaid Acts, which prohibited federal funds from being dispensed to segregated hospitals, were major incentives to include minorities at all levels of medical training and delivery.   Acknowledging these historic events, the AAPA created the Minority Affairs Committee (MAC). The first national MAC meeting was held in New Orleans at the AAPA’s 1974 Annual Conference....Please Click Here to Read More


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