Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, Do No Harm chairman, praised Mississippi State Auditor Shad White for his leadership in requesting an accounting of spending on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in the state’s public colleges and universities.
“Medical schools have arguably embraced DEI to an even greater extent than other institutions – and the consequences are liable to be much more dangerous, even deadly,” Dr. Goldfarb wrote in a letter to Auditor White. “By its nature, DEI demands a greater focus on people’s skin color instead of their character or individual characteristics. It has already been used to lower standards for admission to medical school, leading to worse quality students who will provide worse quality care as physicians. DEI has even been used to justify policies like preferential medical treatment by race, which is racial discrimination by another name.”
See the full letter below.
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