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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI)


The content of this guide includes contributions from several sources. It is licensed under CC BY 4.0 and has been edited to reflect material available in Gibson D. Lewis Library collections. 

We wish to recognize our colleagues at UT Southwestern Health Science Digital Library and Learning Center for their work related to  search strategies and structure in this guide. We also appreciate the contributions of the Gibson D. Lewis Library staff and JPS Medical Library staff.


Implicit Bias

Chapman, E. N., Kaatz, A., & Carnes, M. (2013). Physicians and implicit bias: how doctors may unwittingly perpetuate health care disparities. Journal of general internal medicine28(11), 1504–1510.

Mizelle R. M., Jr (2021). Diabetes, race, and amputations. Lancet (London, England)397(10281), 1256–1257.


The Editors. (August 1, 2020). Kimberlé Crenshaw’s Intersectional Feminism.


Butler, R. N. (1969). Age-ism: Another form of bigotry. The Gerontologist, 9, 243–246.

São José, J., Amado, C., Ilinca, S., Buttigieg, S. C., & Taghizadeh Larsson, A. (2019). Ageism in Health Care: A Systematic Review of Operational Definitions and Inductive Conceptualizations. The Gerontologist59(2), e98–e108.


PFLAG. (2021, January) PFLAG National Glossary of Terms.

Human Rights Campaign. (2022) Glossary of Terms Produced by the HRC Foundation

Trans Health

The Trevor Project. (2021). 2021 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health.

Race and Ethnicity

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). (2018). Defining categorization needs for race and ethnicity data. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2019). Office of Management and Budget (OMB)  DIRECTIVE NO. 15 Race and Ethnic Standards for Federal Statistics and Administrative Reporting. 

Mays, V. M., Ponce, N. A., Washington, D. L., & Cochran, S. D. (2003). Classification of race and ethnicity: implications for public health. Annual review of public health24, 83–110.

McDonald, A. (2021, January 22). "black" or "African American?" Black Americans discuss the difference. The Statesman. Retrieved May 6, 2022, from

Kelly, J. (2021, April 29). Understanding AAPI heritage: Terms to know about Asian & Pacific Island People, Culture, & Geography. Retrieved May 6, 2022, from

Santana, R. M. (2020, November 3). Latino glossary terms: A guide for journalists. Nieman Foundation. Retrieved May 6, 2022, from

National Congress of American Indians, “Tribal Nations and the United States: An Introduction,” January 15, 2015. 

Hirschfelder, A., & Molin, P. F. (2018, February 22). Stereotyping Native Americans. Ferris State University. Retrieved May 6, 2022, from 

Wagner, J. K., Yu, J. H., Ifekwunigwe, J. O., Harrell, T. M., Bamshad, M. J., & Royal, C. D. (2017). Anthropologists' views on race, ancestry, and genetics. American journal of physical anthropology162(2), 318–327.

Socioeconomic Status 

Oakes, M. (n.d.). Measuring socioeconomic status. National Institutes of Health . Retrieved May 11, 2022, from


National Library of Medicine. (2017, February 20). Veterans and Military Health.