Arkansas health agency ends race-based scholarship after lawsuit
The Arkansas Minority Health Commission agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused the state government agency of violating federal law by providing a scholarship to exclusively minority students entering the healthcare field.
The lawsuit was filed last month by the medical watchdog group Do No Harm, which said in court filings that the commission was violating federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race. Under the terms of the Monday settlement agreement, the commission agreed to discontinue the scholarship.
Read more at the Washington Examiner.
Become a Member
Help us protect patients, physicians, and healthcare itself from radical, divisive ideology.
Share Your Concern
Have you seen divisive ideology or discrimination at your healthcare employer, medical school, or medical provider? Let us know – anonymously.
Get up to speed with the threats facing healthcare – and how we’re protecting patients and physicians.
"*" indicates required fields